Found August 09, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
  According to,  NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told the AP that non-traditional face masks will no longer be allowed. The list of players that have such face masks are Brian Orakpo (above), Chris Canty, Justin Tuck, and Robert Mathis who announced on Twitter that the league rejected his request for a custom mask. its official…. the league says i cant wear my facemask. I will return to my run of the mill grill. — ROBERT MATHIS The1st (@RobertMathis98) August 9, 2013 Just like dark sun visors, players will be allowed to wear a custom mask if they have a medical reason. I would love to know the NFL’s reasoning behind this.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post NFL will no longer allow extreme custom face masks appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

NFL won't let Mathis wear special face mask

The NFL won't allow Colts defensive end Robert Mathis to use his face mask on game days. During training camp practice, Mathis has worn a cagey-looking white face mask that covers up just about everything except his eyes. Mathis used his Twitter account to explain why fans would not see the same protection Sunday against Buffalo and wrote that he would be returning to his &...

Crazy Colts Fan - Colts Linebacker Robert Mathis Told He Can't Wear His Impressive Face Mask

The NFL has a lot of rules. Guys can only wear certain apparell brands during games and when they make appearances for the league. Socks have to be pulled up. There are even regulations on towels guys use to wipe sweat off their hands. Heck, there is even a guy that gets paid to walk around the guys before games and see who is breaking one of the NFL's many little uniform rules...

Robert Mathis’, Justin Tuck’s Unconventional Face Masks Now Prohibited Under NFL Rules

ANDERSON, Ind. – The NFL won’t allow Colts defensive end Robert Mathis to use his face mask on game days. League spokesman Brian McCarthy wrote in an email to The Associated Press that the NFL determined it was a prohibited non-standard face mask. At training camp, Mathis has been wearing a cagey-looking white face mask that covers up just about everything except his eyes. Several...

NFL adds to “No Fun League” title, bans customized face masks

The NFL has been making rule change after rule change over the past few years since Roger Goddell has taken over as commissioner. This time with the trend of a “bane” type of face mask growing, the NFL has banned customized face masks. Robert Mathis of the Indianapolis Colts tweeted this:   its official…. the league says i cant wear my facemask. I will return to my run of...

Giants Experimenting With Justin Tuck At LB

Justin Tuck, like Osi Umenyiora, is getting some time playing a stand up outside linebacker position. Tuck told reporters it’s something the team is “toying around” with in hopes of increasing their versatility on defense.  Tuck ‘thinks it’s weird standing up,” but is embracing the idea. “It is weird,” Tuck said, via Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger. “It...

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Much like his former teammate Osi Umenyiora (now with the Falcons), Justin Tuck is getting some playing time standing up as an outside linebacker. Tuck said that the team is just “toying around” with this in hopes of increasing the team’s versatility on defense.  Mathias Kiwanuka, now back at defensive end spent years going back and forth between defensive end and linebacker...

Giants’ Justin Tuck, Hakeem Nicks uncertain for preseason opener

While New York Giants defensive lineman Justin Tuck said his back ailment felt better today, he sat out from practice for the second day in a row due to the injury. As such, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters – including Michael Eisen of – that he’s not sure if Tuck or wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (groin) will suit up for tomorrow’s preseason opener. “Today...

Nicks, Tuck won’t play against the Steelers

The New York Giants announced that wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and defensive end Justin Tuck won’t be playing in tonight’s preseason game against the Steelers. Below is the complete list of players that won’t be dressing. OL - James Brewer (concussion) WR - Brandon Collins (hamstring) FB - Henry Hynoski (PUP-knee) DT - Markus Kuhn (PUP-knee) WR - Hakeem Nicks (groin...

Damontre Moore hopes to join Giants’ list of ‘tremendous’ pass rushers

New York Giants’ third round draft selection Damontre Moore hopes to one day join the long list of outstanding defensive ends drafted and developed by the Giants. Moore was one of the best players on the field during the Giants’ 18-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night and has the potential to someday join Michael Strahan, Osi Umenyiora and current teammates Justin...
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