NFL Wants To Protect Quarterbacks More

Source: Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports

Dolphins_Ryan_Tannehill_2013The NFL has gone to great lengths to protect quarterbacks, but with a rash of injuries this season to the game’s most visible players, more rules could be on the way to keep passers safe.

“Should he always get protection from low hits or head hits, regardless of the posture he’s presenting?” NFL vice president of officials Dean Blandino told the Associated Press. “Part of the conversation will be: Should that protection be expanded to all times when the quarterback has the ball in the pocket?”