Video: 2012 NFL Rules Changes

FYI for all you football fans.

NFL Communications

The following is a link to the 2012 Rules of the Game video, describing the rules changes and explaining the points of emphasis for this season.

It can be accessed by clicking on the link below or visiting

The video is intended for your use for informational purposes only.  It may not be posted on your website, but if you are interested in tweeting the link to the video from, feel free to do so.

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Michael Phelps is the “most decorated” Olympian ever only by chance

Great Olympian, but most decorated? Hold on there.

Last night, I think it was last night, or the day before, or whatever NBC’s tape delay wanted to show me, Michael Phelps won his 19th medal and everybody started to call him the “most decorated Olympian” of all time.

That needs to stop. Since last year, I have loathed all this praise of Phelps being the greatest Olympic athlete ever. He only won those medals because of chance.

Calling someone the most decorated because he has won so many medals takes away the actual reality of the situation. I am not taking away any talent he has in the swimming world, but it’s because swimming has so many different races, Phelps has so many different opportunities to win medals.

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