Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 3/20/13
The NFL owners voted Wednesday to eliminate the Tuck Rule at their meetings in Arizona. With that rule now eliminated, quarterbacks who lose control of the ball while trying to pump fake and bring it back into their chest will be deemed to have fumbled. This change of course won't help the 2001 Oakland Raiders, who lost to the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Round of the playoffs in 2002. The Tuck Rule was born as a result of the controversial play in that game that included Patriots quarterback Tom Brady fumbling the football while pulling it ball back to avoid a hit by Raiders cornerback Read more [...]
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