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Old 11-19-2012, 03:06 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Beantown Bronco View Post
That's not a penalty. There is no "halo rule" any more for punt returners.
Good call.

Here is the rule: No opponent may interfere with the fair catcher, the ball, or his path to the ball. Penalty: 15 yards from spot of foul and fair catch is awarded.

Why are so many NFL rules nebulous? I would consider standing a centimeter away from a guy interfering with the catch. How come you never see guys just get right up on a guy making a fair catch?
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