NFL Umpires on the move

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  1. JB

    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=5016012

    No more using the Umpire for a pick...


     
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    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    I'm surprised those poor umpires were given pads and helmets as many times as they are run over......something that many of us don't notice because we're so busy following the ball.
     
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    No doubt. Those guys take a pounding back there. I imagine the majority of those guys were linemen or LB's back in their day.
     
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    If you did not read the full article, here is the main reason the umpire will now be in the backfield.

     

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