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The Stigma Attached to Play-Call Wristbands

Super Bowl XLIX - New England Patriots v Seattle Seahawks

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Earlier in the week, Pete Carroll took a jab at Russell Wilson by saying he was resistant to wearing a play-calling wristband during his time in Seattle. 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe explain the stigma that comes with using a wristband at the pro level and they tell you exactly how it helps players, be they rookies or Tom Brady.

Brady Quinn: "The reason why quarterbacks, some don't like doing it; A) they don't want something on their off throwing arm and it's usually not that. It's usually the fact that they feel like it looks like it's high school, college football, like you're not smart. That is a stigma that's attached to it.
I liked wearing a wristband because I always felt like it's the quicker way of doing it and if you could break the huddle and get up to the line of scrimmage, now I can take out my toolbox and I could check to this play, I could change the protection. Because that five seconds that you're spending not worrying about a play call, and you could spend at the line of scrimmage, is invaluable."