• Officials seem to miss a pair of crown-of-helmet violations

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 15, 2013
    Also, the officials who failed to throw a flag could end up being downgraded. In his first appearance of the season , Meriweather put the crown of his helmet into the helmet of Packers running back Eddie Lacy, giving him an possible concussion. No flag was thrown.
    • Crown-of-helmet rule creates mixed bag of calls

      After 82 games with no issues regarding the new rule preventing forcible contact against an opponent with the crown of the helmet, the new standard came up three times on Sunday. In the game between Washington and Green Bay, Redskins safety Brandon Meri…

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