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    PFT: An easy solution to this signal stealing mess [merged]

    From PFT http://www.profootballtalk.com/rumormill.htm

    THERE'S AN EASY SOLUTION TO SIGNAL STEALING

    Firstly, I think it states a possible solution to this...I just have a problem with
    only having one defensive player wired...as with specialized defenses it would be hard...IF there was a way to have a portable radio and given to one player...ONLY at a time..a way to say have Thomas have it foe 2 downs and another for 3rd or something like that..Fine... With all the hullabaloo, at this point, I think it MAY be the way to go.

    Also that they mentioned how the Patriots are NOT the only team to do this...

    To Those who ARE CALLING the Patriots Cheaters take note of this..and explain......

    ----I think noteworthy a rather interesting description of what this guy would HAVE to do..and it is almost laughable. I can't imagine a more Rube Goldberg way of actually doing that...makes NO SENSE!!
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    Didn't the MLB or another defensive player used to have a radio in his helmet?
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    i was also wondering how much our offense would concentrate on what was happening on the field as supposed to figuring out what a cameraman is signaling from the tunnel ..
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    No...it was proposed last year but lost by 2 votes...they MAY at some point have tried in preseason..but it could be a solution.
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    Why not use defensive radios?

    If this is true wouldn't the best thing to do to solve the problem, if it's not already done, is put an ear piece into defensive players helmet like they do with the QB? Just a thought.
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    Radios for the Defense?

    I'm wondering if that will be the lasting result of this goofiness. I don't think it would be that hard to allow several guys to be so equipped and still only permit one radio-controlled guy on the field at a time considering the new 'green dot' policy for the QB's.

    Would it ruin the spirit of the game if defensive coaches stopped looking like they had ants in their pants due to signaling in calls between plays? Or would it damage the intentional advantage the league gives to the offense by allowing them to communicate using 21st century means as opposed to cave man style?
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    Re: Why not use defensive radios?

    Think of it this way. If we lose a second round draft choice and gain the ability to talk to the MLB, our defense will dominate and return the natural competitive balance that football is supposed to have between offense and defense.
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