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For those of you with comprehension problems, per the new rule, replay officials will review ALL ejections and can overturn them, if warranted.
This rule is meant to be a deterrent. You can't tell me that defenders never see defenseless players and try to "blow them up" so they can see themselves on Sports Center later that day. With any luck, this rule will cause coaches to stress proper tackling techniques and make players think twice before doing violating the rule.
Granted, since officials are human, there will be some unwarranted ejections. Hopefully, the coaches will stress proper tackling and its use will be limited, as with excessive celebration penalties.
But, since many of you already hate the new rule, do you think player safety needs to be addressed and, if so, how? I already saw the tongue-in-cheek (I hope) reference to abolishing helmets. What are some other ideas?
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