- Jan 4, 2002
IANAL, but there's still the very different way the NFL punished the Jets tampering with the kicking balls.I disagree. The problem is that Kessler has to show the equipment rule applies, in order to avoid the broader "conduct detrimental" provision. As Berman wrote, the equipment provision would apply only because it is more specific notice. Absent such specifically applicable provision, the general con det provision would apply.
Thus, Kessler arguing that the specific notice provision doesn't fit does not leave a vacuum. It leaves the provision under which Brady was punished b