Frazier worries new rule could make Peterson’s legs vulnerable
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 20, 2013
Although Frazier hasn’t specifically discussed the rule with Peterson, he said he’s certain he knows how Peterson would vote if the players had a say. “He would not be in favor,” Frazier said. Frazier was vocal with concerns about the way the new rule might be legislated, left as a judgment call by each respective officiating crew. Minnesota’s Leslie Frazier is among the coaches who are skeptical of the NFL Competition Committee’s proposal to penalize running backs for lowering their helmets into defenders. Yet the Vikings’ final vote in favor of the proposal seemed in stark contrast with the views team representatives had expressed during the meetings.