• “Helmet off” rule needs a minor tweaking

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 30, 2013
    Apart from the rule that prevented running back Le’Veon Bell from scoring a touchdown because his helmet flew off before the ball crossed the goal line, questions have emerged regarding whether a hit to Bell’s helmet from the top of the helmet of Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith should have drawn a penalty. While the hit occurred outside the tackle box and with the top of Smith’s helmet, he didn’t “line up” Bell. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger kneels down as the medical staff works on running back L...
    • Smith’s hit on Bell wasn’t a violation of new helmet rule

      Steelers fans had multiple reasons to be upset regarding the play that looked like a touchdown, but that wasn’t. Apart from the rule that prevented running back Le’Veon Bell from scoring a touchdown because his helmet flew off before the ball crossed th…
    • Steelers’ Bell earns respect of his peers

      Jonathan Dwyer made sure he let Le’Veon Bell know the gravity of the situation. Trailing by eight with a little more than 90 seconds remaining ...

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