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Old 10-22-13, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by bb9 View Post
That is correct. And nobody is allowed to hit/block a player whose helmet came off. If the ball carrier's helmet comes off the ball is dead at that spot.
Seen this happen in a Mooney/Harding game a few years ago. Braylon Heard lost his helmet on his way to a long touchdown run. Play was called dead at the spot where his helmet came off. Crowd wasn't happy, but its for the safety of the ball carrier.