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    [size=13pt]Defense now to have coach-player field communication too[/size]

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    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Taking another technological step forward, NFL owners approved a communication device for defenses Tuesday....

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    Re: Defense now to have coach-player field communication too

    In a semi-related topic, the Patriots announced today that they will add a 2nd camera man to illegally tape games in case the first one gets caught.

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    Re: Defense now to have coach-player field communication too

    "singersp" wrote:
    In a semi-related topic, the Patriots announced today that they will add a 2nd camera man to illegally tape games in case the first one gets caught.

    I almost choked on my coffee singer... Good One.

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    Re: Defense now to have coach-player field communication too

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    [size=13pt]Defense now to have coach-player field communication too[/size]

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    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Taking another technological step forward, NFL owners approved a communication device for defenses Tuesday....
    This was in the "League Rejects Hester Rule" article you posted, but it's more pertinent here:

    There was one difference in the 2008 proposal from the 2007 proposal: this time, it was proposed that teams may designate two players who can wear the radio. But they can't be on the field at the same time with the receiver in their helmets.

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick endorsed the rule change, but he points out the defense still might not be on equal footing with the offense.

    "The problem is there is no quarterback on defense so logistically you have to figure out a way to be able to do that," Belichick says. "It makes it harder on defense because you don't always have one guy out there. As an example for us, [inside linebacker] Tedy Bruschi played a little over half the plays last year, so there are another half the plays when he wasn't on the field. So now what? It's not quite as clean on defense."
    Now, I proposed wayyyyyyyyyyy back at the beginning of "Spygate" that, if you were Bill Belichick and you really really really wanted defensive players to get radios in their helmets, then it might not be outside the realm of possibility to plant a video guy on the sidelines to "tape" the opposing team's defensive signals, no matter what the penalty.
    In the end, sure, the Patriots are tarnished, but they still have 3 Super Bowls, were in the last Super Bowl, have a top-10 draft pick and now have the rule that they wanted for the past couple of seasons in place.

    I don't think that's too far-fetched.

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    Re: Defense now to have coach-player field communication too

    "singersp" wrote:
    [size=13pt]Defense now to have coach-player field communication too[/size]

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    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Taking another technological step forward, NFL owners approved a communication device for defenses Tuesday....
    Already posted:
    http://www.purplepride.org/forums/index.php?topic=43733.0

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