Jimmy Garoppolo's injury may reveal a flaw with NFL officials' face masks
Jimmy Garoppolo's injury may reveal a flaw with NFL officials' face masks

Jimmy Garoppolo’s high-ankle sprain Sunday is worth revisiting, not to actually analyze his health, but rather the NFL’s safety measures regarding officials’ face coverings.If officials can not promptly stop plays because masks interfere with their whistles, then, well, what’s an injured player to do?“There have been no issues. Officials have the option of push-button whistles or using their whistle under the face coverings,” a NFL spokesman responded via email Thursday.No issues, huh?Garoppolo was brought down to a knee by Quinnen Williams’ illegal, low swipe at his ankle, on the 49ers’ secon…

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