The Dallas Cowboys sure do get a lot of rules named after their players. We all know about the recently enacted Roy Williams Rule, alternatively known as the horse-collar rule. Erik Williams lent his name to the "no hands to the face mask by offensive linemen" rule, and the Emmitt Smith Rule made sure players kept their helmets on at all times while on the playing field.
So let's just call this one the Tony Romo Rule even if they were discussing before "The Bobble", or whatever you want to call it.
The competition committee will recommend to ownership to give equipment managers 45 minutes to prepare the K balls prior to games rather than 20 in order to break them in more, said Rich McKay, Atlanta Falcons general manager and co-chair of the competition committee.
But they didn't address the real problem - the Seahawks managing to slip in a brand new ball that wasn't broken in at all. OK, it's just a rumor, but it makes the story more exciting.
Here's one you may not have known - the Mel Renfro Rule.