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Hannah Foslien/Getty ImagesThe NFL announced an amended helmet-hit rule in March to help increase player safety Los Angeles Chargers Jerseys Womens , but the league may have inadvertently created a new headache for its players.Eagles linebacker Nigel Bradham explained how he and some of his teammates felt underwhelmed by a presentation about the rule by NFL referees."We were trying to ask questions to get a better understanding, and yet they couldn't really give us an answer," Bradham said, per ESPN.com's Tim McManus. "They couldn't give us what we were looking for."Under the new rule Frank Ragnow Color Rush Jersey , players can receive a 15-yard penalty and even be ejected when they lead with their helmets when making contact. It's somewhat similar to targeting in college football:NFL Football Operations @NFLFootballOpsToday owners approved the ejection standards to go along with the Use of the Helmet rule. Here鈥檚 the rule explained with video examples from the 2017 @NFL season. https://t.co/Dzs4EWGVdxThere's an obvious gray area that could lead to problems with the implementation of the rule. Whether to issue the 15-yard penalty at all and then whether to eject the player are left to the interpretation of the referees.According to McManus, Eagles players showed the NFL referees a replay of a tackle by safety Malcolm Jenkins on former New England Patriots wideout Brandin Cooks. Jenkins聽leveled聽Cooks with a helmet-to-helmet hit in the second quarter of Super Bowl LII.McManus reported there wasn't a consensus among the referees about how to rule on the play. Jenkins then told reporters the new rule won't change his thought process on the field:Tim McManus @Tim_McManusMalcolm Jenkins鈥?hit on Brandin Cooks in Super Bowl is now considered illegal by some refs under new rule: https://t.co/69l6ilWUouThe NFL regular season kicks off Sept. 6 when the Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons.That leaves the league with some time to try to bring some clarity to the tackling rule. Should it fail to address the concerns raised by the Eagles players, the NFL risks creating a situation in which few fans can determine what is and isn't a flag-worthy offense, not unlike trying to sort through the聽old catch rules. The Chicago Bears have agreed to a contract with former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson Quenton Nelson Color Rush Jersey , hoping he can form a dynamic tandem with quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and help energize a stagnant passing game.

The Bears announced the move Wednesday, a day after Robinson told ESPN he was planning to sign a $42 million, three-year deal.

Chicago also announced agreements with Philadelphia Eagles tight end Trey Burton ($32 million, four years) Markus Wheaton Jersey Eagles , Atlanta Falcons receiver Taylor Gabriel, Miami Dolphins kicker Cody Parkey and New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Chase Daniel.

The Bears are coming off their fourth straight last-place finish in the NFC North and fourth straight season with 10 or more losses. They came into free agency looking to surround Trubisky – the No. 2 overall pick in last year’s draft – with more play-making targets and boost a passing game that ranked last in the NFL.

The moves they announced showed just how serious they were.

They are banking on Robinson to recover from a torn ACL in his left knee and regain the form that made him a Pro Bowl pick in 2015.

Robinson seemed poised to be a key part of the Jaguars’ offense last year following a strong training camp. But he injured his knee on Jacksonville’s third play of the season. The Jaguars went on to win the AFC South and advance to the conference title game. Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone said at the NFL scouting combine Robinson is ”right on schedule” in his recovery from the torn ACL.

At 24, he is young and would fill a huge need if he reverts to his 2015 form. He had 80 receptions for 1,400 yards and 14 touchdowns that year Customized Indianapolis Colts Jerseys , establishing himself as one of the best receivers in franchise history. His production dropped in 2016, with 73 receptions for 883 yards and six scores.

Burton gets a chance to be the No. 1 tight end on the Bears after catching 23 passes for 248 yards and five TDs in Philadelphia’s championship season. He also threw a touchdown pass to quarterback Nick Foles in the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory over New England.

Gabriel had 33 catches for 378 yards and a touchdown last season. He has 132 receptions for 1,819 yards and eight touchdowns in four seasons with Atlanta and Cleveland.

Parkey made 21 of 23 field goals in his lone season with Miami. He worked with new Bears special teams coordinator Chris Tabor with the Cleveland Browns in 2016, after spending his first two years in Philadelphia.

Daniel has played for New Orleans Cheap Kendall Wright Jersey , Kansas City and Philadelphia since entering the league in 2009. New Bears coach Matt Nagy was his quarterbacks coach with the Chiefs from 2013-15.

The Bears also announced Wednesday they have agreed to contracts with linebacker Sam Acho and cornerback Prince Amukamara, keeping them in Chicago. Quarterback Mike Glennon, receiver Marcus Wheaton and defensive back Marcus Cooper were released on Wednesday.



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