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  1. NFLN survey/Super Bowl QB: Raiders

    Paul Gutierrez

    No, the Tuck Rule was not a factor. Nor was Spygate. No matter, the New England Patriots' Tom Brady built up an impressive enough body of work to be voted the quarterback most players surveyed in our ESPN.com NFL Nation poll wanted under center at th...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  2. Troy Polamalu of Pittsburgh Steelers says players should have a s...

    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu says that if the NFL is going to keep passing rules designed to make the game safer, the players should get a vote on those rules.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  3. Thoughts on tuck rule & Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    PHOENIX -- Owners voted to abolish the "tuck rule" at the NFL's annual meeting, which brings back wonderful memories for some (Patriots) and a painful reminder for others (Raiders). It's no news flash to say that no play is more associated with th...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  4. The Patriots didn't vote on tuck rule

    James Walker

    To no surprise, the NFL overwhelmingly voted to eliminate the tuck rule on Wednesday. It was a bad rule that prevented quarterback fumbles if a player has any kind of forward movement with his throwing arm, which included pump fakes. NFL owners re...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  5. NFL votes to get rid of tuck rule

    Field Yates

    NFL owners voted overwhelming Wednesday to abolish the tuck rule, which gained notoriety when Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had the football jarred loose from him during a January 2002 playoff game against the Oakland Raiders, the play ultimately ru...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  6. Tuck rule change won't ease pain

    Bill Williamson

    Closure? Probably not. Some wounds never heal. The events of Jan. 19, 2002, in snowy Foxborough, Mass., fall under that category in the Raider Nation. It was the inspiration for the tuck rule. On Wednesday, more than 11 years later and in th...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  7. NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penalty

    John Clayton and Adam Schefter

    In votes Wednesday, the NFL's owners eliminated the tuck rule and agreed to a rule change that would ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders in the open field.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  8. Kraft on tuck rule: Might have to abstain

    Mike Reiss

    PHOENIX -- NFL owners could eliminate the tuck rule at the ongoing NFL annual meeting, and Robert Kraft was asked how he might vote. "To be honest, prior to the snow game, I never knew what the tuck rule was," Kraft responded of the play against t...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  9. New England Patriots' Robert Kraft on tuck rule vote -- Might hav...

    Mike Reiss

    NFL owners could eliminate the "tuck rule" at the ongoing NFL annual meeting, and when asked how he might vote, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he might "have to abstain on that emotionally."

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  10. Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetings

    John Clayton

    The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  11. Matt Forte calls NFL's propsosed rule change 'absurd'

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte called the NFL's proposed rule change that would penalize ball carriers who lower their heads to deliver a blow "absurd" on his official Twitter account.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  12. NFL mailbag - Proposed changes affect tuck rule, safety

    John Clayton

    The NFL is mulling the end of the unfair "tuck rule," and running backs are pushing back at another proposed change, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  13. Drop the tuck rule, add the Tom Brady rule

    DJ Gallo

    Bad news for fumble-prone NFL quarterbacks: The league's competition committee is reportedly set to get rid of the "tuck rule." The bane of the Oakland Raiders' existence -- along with all other aspects of football -- is not the only issue being cons...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  14. Rule change would be too late for Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    Take solace, Raider Nation, the tuck rule may be no more. The NFL Competition aCommittee has proposed getting rid of the rule next week at the NFL owners meetings. If it is passed, when quarterback pumps the ball and loses possession while brin...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. Tuck rule could be changed

    Field Yates

    A proposal from the NFL's competition committee has suggested that the NFL abandon the infamous "tuck rule," which gained popularity during a Patriots playoff win over the Raiders in January of 2002. Under the proposed rule change, a quarterback ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  16. NFL competition committee looking at tuck rule

    Field Yates

    A proposal from the NFL's competition committee has suggested that the NFL abandon the infamous "tuck rule," which gained popularity during a Patriots playoff win over the Raiders in January of 2002.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013