Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy knows teams can get in trouble for violating a league-wide ban on live contact during offseason workouts. But as the Packers completed the first day of their three-day mandatory minicamp Tuesday, McCarthy acknowledged that he still isn't sure what level of contact can trigger a violation. ''Frankly, I don't know what the line is,'' McCarthy said. Last week, the NFL punished the Seattle Seahawks after the league's management council and the players' union determined that Seattle violated the collective bargaining agreement's offseason workout rules by having live contact during organized team activity sessions. The Seahawks had to forfeit a pair of scheduled OTA practices, plus a workout day. The new CBA says teams are not allowed to hold live contact drills or have players wear pads during OTAs or minicamps; teams are allowed to have players wear helmets. Offseason contact also was banned under the previ...
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