They played on real grass in the mud, in the rain, in the snow. They wore leather helmets without a facemask & had a shot of whiskey on the sidelines to take off the edge or numb a punch in the nose. They earned a living wage and played for love of the sport.
-Out of bounds.
-If you get hurt get off the field the game isn't stopping.
-No punching or eye-gouging at the line of scrimmage... but its OK if the ref doesn't see it... then again he may not care.
-The ref's call is final.
-If the other team crosses the end zone more than yours, they win.
"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo
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