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NFL players take to Twitter to blast new helmet rule

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NFL team owners approved three rule changes Wednesday at the NFL Annual Meeting in Phoenix. While the "Tuck Rule" and the red-flag rule changes were met with modest reaction, it appears the same can't be said about the NFL's new crown-of-the-helmet rule.

Starting next season, it will be illegal for ball carriers to initiate contact with the crown of their helmets in the open field. Many NFL players took to Twitter to voice their disapproval.

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