The History Of Football
The safety and rules of football and how they have changed.
Football rules and safety has changed a lot since it first started and to now. It has changed by the gear and many other things!
NFl Health and Safety Time Line
2010's-modern cleats, and protection of defenseless player rules were added.
2000's-horse collar, and kicker protection rules were added.
1990's-2nd gen pads, plastic helmet with face mask grill, chop block, and throwing down a passer rule were added.
1980's-helmet hitting and qb protection rules were added.
1970's-plastic pads, plastic helmet, and side judge added.
1960's-AstroTurf ready shoes, fibershell and plastic pads, and goalpost offset.
1950's-padded plastic helmet with a single bar, and fibershell pads.
1940's-plastic helmet, hardened leather pads, back judge added, and chinstraps were added.
1930's-face mask invented, molded leather helmet, and foam padded pads.
1920's-felt wool and leather pads, hardened leather helmet, and field judge added.