NFL Wants To Protect Its Quarterbacks, Except Aaron Rodgers

October 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This past weekend, the Green Bay Packers fell in overtime after an Aaron Rodgers turnover led to points for the opposing team.
Stop me if you have heard that before.
Replay also showed that he suffered a blow to the head, and the play should have resulted in a 15-yard penalty against the defense.
Sound a bit familiar? It should.
The Green Bay Packers were knocked out of the playoffs last year after Aaron Rodgers was hit and fumbled, resulting in an Arizona touchdown and a 51-45 shootout win.
However, replay clearly showed that the defender grabbed Rodgers' face mask, and instead of a game-ending fumble recovery for a touchdown, the Packers should have received new life and another opportunity to win the game. But that never happened because the referees missed the call in a pivotal moment of the game.
Fast-forward to Week 5 of the 2010 season.This year, the NFL elected to move the umpire behind the line of scrimmage, partially for his safety, partially so...

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