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This completely depends on the contract of the player involved. Anyone making 5 million dollars a year will almost assuredly have an injury agreement paying them the full amount if waived or placed on IR - after a certain date in the season (for most
The technical author Forrest Mims III likes to point out that LEDs make light detectors if you shine light on them. Preferrably of the same or slighly shorter wavelength than they emit. They make fair sensors and actually have pretty fast response ti
A player is consulted with before designated to I. R. They could have a long fingernail and be put on I
As per tradition, the NFL had their Honors Awards announced on the eve of the Super Bowl. In addition to the annual awards, this is when the new Hall of Fame class is announced. For 2017, the Detroit Lions were once again shut out of both announcemen
No, the quarterback or offensive captain has to notify the referee in order for an offensive lineman to be an eligible receiver. The exception is if the offensive lineman to be eligible is also an offensive captain. This is found in the NFL rulebook
FILE – This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post padding before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch and Visa added to t
The reason for IR is to free up space on the team's 53-man roster if a player has an injury that makes him unable to play for the rest of the season. Once a player is assigned to IR, that player's roster spot is now available on the teams roster. Thi
By this point in the season all NFL teams have injury problems, but some are worse than others. Are there any available measures of the extent of each team's issues? Perhaps the total cap charge for all players who are not suiting up for a given week
My fantasy team uses a playoff system that Bill Simmons suggested a few years ago. In order to study it, I'd like to run Monte Carlo simulations of last year's post-season. To do so, I need to be able to compute the win probability for a pair of team
Let me quote from the rule you have cited. Rule 10, Section 2, Article 1 of the NFL Rules: A Fair Catch is an unhindered catch of an airborne scrimmage kick that has crossed the line of scrimmage, or of an airborne free kick, by a player of the recei