The 7 - Football - Rewriting the player down question!!
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cargo72 Medisterpoelse Level: 4 Posts: 2/2 EXP: 196 For next: 83 Since: 16.9.03 From: beale, ca Since last post: 4832 days Last activity: 4829 days # 1 Posted on 16.9.03 1134.28 Reposted on: 16.9.10 1136.33 Can a player make himself down with out being touched or going out of bounds to end the play, by putting his knee down or sliding like a quarterback? Promote this thread!
Whitebacon Banger Level: 98 Posts: 713/2519 EXP: 9328686 For next: 325701 Since: 12.1.02 From: Fresno, CA Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 1 day
ICQ: # 2 Posted on 16.9.03 1605.22 Reposted on: 16.9.10 1605.55 Even if he does hit a knee/slide, he still has to be touched by an opposing player.
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 119 Posts: 1518/4018 EXP: 18619601 For next: 309745 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 20 days Last activity: 4 days # 3 Posted on 16.9.03 1613.10 Reposted on: 16.9.10 1614.17 Back in the day, you also used to be able to down yourself by just yelling "DOWN!". I forgot why they changed that rule. Either way, someone smack Cedrick Wilson for me. At least I didn't have him playing (look at the final in the Wiener League (20-team version) to find out why it wouldn't have helped).
Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Level: 81 Posts: 303/1642 EXP: 4914124 For next: 78746 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 20 days Last activity: 11 hours # 4 Posted on 17.9.03 0839.06 Reposted on: 17.9.10 0839.36 Originally posted by Whitebacon Even if he does hit a knee/slide, he still has to be touched by an opposing player. Wrong. All any player must do is kneel down and declare "DOWN". If you recall, this rule caused a big fight at the end of the Packers-Vikings game last year in Lambeau. Chris Walsh of the Vikings did this, and the Packers (Sharper, maybe?) nailed him because he didn't know the rule.
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