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New injured reserve rule could be more trouble than it’s worth

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The good news for NFL teams is that there’s a new tweak to the IR rules.  The bad news for NFL teams is that there’s a new tweak to the IR rules.

Apart from the odd 2012-only glitch that requires players previously placed on injured reserve to be returned to the 53-man roster for four days before they can be placed on the new “designated for return” injured reserve category, having the ability to bring back one player — and only one player — later in the season raises all sorts of strategic questions.

We took a look at some of them during Friday’s PFT Live.  I could write them up here, but then you wouldn’t watch.

You probably won’t watch anyway, but at least I tried.

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5 Responses to “New injured reserve rule could be more trouble than it’s worth”
  1. junkfooddaddy says: Sep 1, 2012 8:47 AM

    It makes no sense that you can’t use it for a player injured during the year. There should be a six week injured reserve that you can place one player on at anytime. Limit each team to only one player on their list at a time.

  2. ajpineda86 says: Sep 1, 2012 10:45 AM

    I didn’t watch.

  3. kyleka0s says: Sep 1, 2012 11:25 AM

    maybe if I could watch it on my iphone or iPad, myself or the rest of the millions of people on iPhones and iPads would watch this.

  4. dmlonghorn says: Sep 1, 2012 11:33 AM

    Try with words next time.

  5. randomguy9999 says: Sep 1, 2012 12:38 PM

    I’d be up for watching if I wasn’t forced to watch a 30 second commercial to see a 60 second segment…

    I want to see a lot of stuff on NBC.com, but anything over 10 seconds of commercial and I kill it, then go read the news elsewhere

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