[size=13pt]NFL telling officials to eject players for helmet-to-helmet hits[/size]

Saturday, November 10, 2007


NEW YORK (AP) The NFL has told its officiating crews to start ejecting players for flagrant helmet-to-helmet hits.

The new policy was outlined Saturday in a memo from supervisor of officials Mike Pereira, which was obtained by The Associated Press. It followed two fines last weekend for what the officiating department had determined were hits against players in defenseless positions.......