NFL Bans “Roll Up” Blocks

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Defensive players’ knees have just been given some extra protection.

NFL owners voted today to ban “roll up” blocks to the side of a player’s leg. These blocks were already illegal from behind, and now the owners have agreed to add the words “or side” to the rule preventing blocks to the knee from behind.

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