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As Massachusetts Trial Court Law Librarians, it is our job to point people to the Massachusetts Rules of Court. We send people to “Rules of Court and Standing Orders” every day.

But we are also citizens of New England, and in some cases, Patriots fans.

In the lead up to the playoffs and in that spirit, we offer:

The 2015 NFL Rulebook. Because it is our job to point people to the Rules.

The Rules cover preseason, regulation season and postseason play.

The National Football League’s Competition Committee is the governing body that makes the rules of play. The present committee consists of 2 team owners, 2 team presidents, and 3 head coaches. “Bent but not Broken” is their online history of the evolution of the NFL rules.

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