Per Reiss: "The NFL just announced that the rule proposal to allow a defensive player to wear a communication device in his helmet has been passed by owners. The vote was 25-7. A total of 24 votes were needed to pass the proposal. The Patriots were one club that helped sway the vote. The team voted against a similar proposal last year, but voted for it this year. The proposal last year garenered 22 votes." Doesnt specify how many players would be allowed to be equiped with this technology.