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Officiating video addresses punters as defenseless players

By Bill Bradley, contributing editor

In the video officiating review following the Week 15 games, NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino looked at these plays Friday:

"We're going to use common sense here," Blandino said. "If he's in the process of making a tackle, he's not going to get protection as a defenseless player. It's not going to be a foul on the opponent."

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