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Postby 204BC » Wed Dec 08, 2004 9:07 am

In 1979, the NFL penalized the Steelers by taking away their third round draft pick. What infraction did the Steeler franchise commit to deserve this penalty?
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Postby 204BC » Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:15 pm

No takers?
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Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:17 pm

The reason the NFL took away the Steelers third-round draft pick in 1979: the team practiced with pads during training camp<br><br><span class=gensmall>Accepted as answer by 204B&C on Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:18 pm EST.</span>
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Postby 204BC » Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:19 pm

Man, I thought I had a good one there. Found it in an old Sports Almanac. Good Job!
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Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:27 pm

Thanks. It seems like a bit of an odd rule, don't you think?
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Postby joshyboy72 » Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:35 pm

Nice job DDD, I didn't have the slightest clue.

That is an odd rule...followed by a odd punishment which I'm not sure how they came up with.
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