Jump to content
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'football'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • The Woodworking Discussion Forum
    • Introduce Yourself
    • General Woodworking
    • Wood Turners
    • Hand Tools
    • Scroll Sawing
    • Finishing
    • Tools, Research, Reviews and Safety
    • Show Us Your Woodworking Shops
    • Plans and Software
    • The Veterans Corner and Causes Forum
    • The Classified, Swap and Sale
  • The CNC Forum
    • General CNC Work
    • Building Your CNC
    • CNC Machine Reviews and Purchase
    • CNC Software Research and Use
    • CNC Challenges and Solutions
    • CAD/CAM Files Sharing Center
  • The Home Improvement Forum
    • Home Improvement
    • Patio and Outdoors
  • The Old Machinery Discussion Forum
    • Old Woodworking Machinery
    • Old Machinery Badges and Decals
  • The Scrap Bin
    • Free for All
    • The Patriot's Pulse
    • Announcements
    • Network Tutorials
    • Bugs and Issues
  • The Patriot Woodworkers Archived Forum
    • Woodworking
    • Wood Turning
    • Hand Tools
    • Old Woodworking Machinery
    • Scroll Sawing
    • Finishing
    • Tools
    • Veterans

Categories

  • Book and Literature
  • CNC Files
    • CAD Files
    • CAM Files
    • CNC Reference and Tutorials
  • General Woodworking
    • Shop Charts
    • Shop Jigs
    • Shop Furniture
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Furnishings
    • Musical Instruments
    • Wooden Toys
    • Yard and Outdoors
  • Home Improvement
  • Old Machinery Badge & Decal Images
    • Beaver Power Tools-Callander Foundry
    • Delta Specialty Co.
    • Delta Mfg. Co.
    • Delta Milwaukee
    • Delta Rockwell
    • Walker Turner
    • Sears Companion
    • Sears Craftsman
    • Sears Dunlap
  • Sketchup Sharing Center
    • Furnishings
    • Shop Jigs
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Sketchup Tutorials
  • Scroll Saw Patterns

Blogs

  • Building A Walnut Shotgun Case
  • Military Challenge Coin Display Build
  • SJUSD Veterans Recieve Plaques from Patriot Tigers
  • The Pastor’s Table or I Think My Sister Is Trying To Buy My Way Into Heaven
  • Small Patch Musings and Such
  • Steve Krumanaker
  • Christmas 2016
  • Photography
  • Cherry Entertainment Center
  • Another Church Table
  • Inside Out Turning
  • Segmented Turning
  • Canon Ball Bed
  • cnc router

Product Groups

  • Old Hand Tools
  • New Hand Tools
  • Freedom Caps
  • T-Shirts

Marker Groups

  • Members
  • Sponsors
  • Administrators
  • Forum Hosts

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


First Name


My Location


My Woodworking Interests


My skill level is


Website URL


Favorite Quote


AIM


MSN


ICQ


Yahoo


Jabber


Skype


Facebook URL


Twitter Feed URL


My Clubs and Organizations

Found 1 result

  1. Fred Wilson

    Rules on Handling Footballs for NFL

    Here Are the Rules on Handling Footballs at Center of ‘Deflategate’ The New England Patriots supplied 12 game balls to referee Walt Anderson for approval 2 hours and 15 minutes before the American Football Conference Championship Game, as did the Indianapolis Colts, per league rules. Those balls supplied by the Patriots are now at the center of the National Football League’s pre-Super Bowl investigation that’s been dubbed “Deflategate†in social media debates. The NFL’s probe found that 11 of the 12 balls supplied by the Patriots and used by their offense last week were underinflated by about 2 pounds per square inch, ESPN reported yesterday, citing people it didn’t identify. The NFL confirmed the investigation and said it will have no further comment. Balls inflated to less than the required pressure may be easier for a quarterback to throw and receivers to catch, particularly in wet or cold conditions. A steady rain fell throughout the Patriots’ 45-7 win over the Colts on Jan. 18 that sent New England to next week’s Super Bowl. According to the league’s rule book, the Wilson brand footballs used in games are required to be inflated to a pressure of 12.5 to 13.5 pounds per square inch and weigh 14 to 15 ounces. The referee is the sole judge as to whether all balls offered for play comply with those specifications, with each team making 12 primary balls available for testing two hours and 15 minutes prior to kickoff. The home team is also required to make 12 backup footballs available for testing, while the visiting team, at its discretion, may bring 12 backup balls to be tested by the referee for games held in outdoor stadiums. Referee’s Supervision A pump is furnished by the home club, and the NFL rule states the approved balls “shall remain under the supervision of the referee until they are delivered to the ball attendant just prior to the start of the game.†If a home team ball doesn’t conform to specifications, or the club’s supply is exhausted, the NFL rule book says the referee “shall secure a proper ball from the visitors and, failing that, use the best available ball.†Such circumstances must be reported to the commissioner, league rules state. There are also different balls used by kickers. For all games, eight new footballs, sealed in a special box and shipped by the manufacturer to the referee, are opened in the officials’ locker room two hours and 15 minutes before game time. Those balls are specially marked by the referee and used exclusively for the kicking game. End of Article OK - my thoughts - If I read the above right, the 9 officials that are in charge of 42 footballs (36 for general play and 8 for kicking) that must be delivered to the officials over 2 hours before the game. Must be at a required pressure - if not, pumped up (or down) by the referee (pump supplied by home team but no pressure gauge). Do I have this right ? ? ? ? Reports are that the Patriots "cheated". Nope - they did not cheat - the officials didn't do their job. Just another case of "Why We Do What We Do" ( ) nuff sed

Who We Are

Operation Ward 57 Challenge Coin Display Project

We are a woodworking community with an emphasis on sharing and learning the skilled craft of woodworking and all of its related disciplines. Our community is open to everyone who wishes to join us. We support our American veterans and active duty, being a veteran is not a prerequisite to join. Join us now!

Objective

Air Force Command Center Plaque

Of course just like most online woodworking communities we are centralized in the arts, crafts, and trades that are woodworking. But, we have another focus in our Patriot Woodworker community, we are the only woodworking community that was founded on our care and concern for our disabled veterans.

Volunteer

Patriot Woodworker Volunteers

The Patriot Woodworkers are an all volunteer community, from the staff and hosts who run our online woodworking community to the members who frequent our forums, you'll find volunteers in all of us. We are not on a payroll, unless you consider the spiritual rewards gained from volunteering, as compensation.

Education

Logging

One of the many projects we are working on is a wiki for our online community. A wiki is a great way for woodworkers and enthusiasts to share their knowledge to others, and to impart their knowledge for others to learn from, and utilize as well for their own benefit. We hope you'll consider being a wiki contributor.

×