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Owners to consider length of hair flowing from helmets

Updated: March 27, 2008, 6:03 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The Kansas City Chiefs aren't calling for NFL players' scalps, but they want to stop the free-flowing of hair.

At next week's NFL owners meeting, the Chiefs are pushing for a rule change that would prevent Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and other players with dreadlocks or long hair from covering the names on the backs of their jerseys. The rule is pretty simple: Any hair that covers that area has to be addressed.

"It doesn't mean players have to cut their hair," ...

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