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July 01. 2014 12:53PM

NFL rule could signal end of Justin Tuck signature facemask and that's a good thing according to UNH findings

A recent study done by the University of New Hampshire actually said the facemask designs caused more problems than they prevented. According to the NFL.com report: "the added weight of the masks negatively affects the structure of the helmet, can cause neck fatigue that could lead to a more head-down posture during contact and can provide a false sense of security during tackling."

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