The NFL’s new helmet rule got its first test on Thursday during the opening preseason game of the year.
Patrick Onwuasor was called for illegal use of helmet after leading with his head to bring down Bears running back Benny Cunningham.
The rule has caused confusion across the league, with officials and teams alike unable to clarify what is a penalty.
Football fans didn’t have to wait long to see how officials would be enforcing the league’s new rule regarding players that lead with their helmet.
Just over four minutes into the opening game of the 2018 preseason between the Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears, Ravens linebacker Patrick Onwuasor was called for illegal use of helmet after a tackle, resulting in a 15-yard penalty.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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