The Washington Redskins turned out to be one of the most recent squads to have NFL referees met. They just wanted to make it clear how to treat the newly-released helmet rule.
Jay Gruden, the team’s coach was concerned with in so-called “gray areas” in the new regulation right after Carl Cheffers as well as his crew was presented to the New York Jets and the Washington Redskins at Bon Secours Training Center on Sunday.
The regulation 12.2.8 makes it a personal fault if a sportsman lowers his head for the purpose of initiating a contact with his helmet against a rival.
On Monday, Gruden told that they appear to be the bang-bang type plays. The coach told a typical case suggests that the defensive back has a low target
When going for a pass, at the last second the receiver collides with the defensive back, having a low target. The team’s coach wants to know for sure whether it’s a true targeting or not. The running back lowers the shoulder just to be on the safe side and his head occasionally leads.