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Bad news for fans of football catches that seem physically impo sible: They probably are.The NFL has beenexamining the effectivene s of the flypaper gloves used by players, and it hopes to create a new stickine s standard."The challenge is the tackine s, and the gloves now are so tacky that its taking away from the true skill level,"NFL executive VPof football operations Troy Vincent told Pro Football Talk last week."So we have been working with our manufactures and partnersin trying to create a standard in all protective equipment and in particular the gloves."So that frankly is a work in progre s because there is no standards in the industry and it appears that we have to create one."MORE: New (League) Year Resolutions Dontari Poe Jersey | NFL rule changes for 2016Not to take anything away from the likes of Odell Beckham Jr., but Vincent is right. The Los Angeles Times last year used the Giants Kenny Cook Jersey receiver'ssignature snag you know the one as a primary example of the perceived i sue."Pretty soon, these gloves are going to be able to catch a ball without a hand in them," legendary NFL coach and broadcaster John Madden told The Times.Echoed Hall of Fame receiver Tim Brown: "You can't make that play without those kind of gloves. It's just impo sible. (Beckham is)a freak of nature, no doubt about it.But those gloves are so 'tackified' these days that that's part of the reason you see guys making those kinds of catches."Vincent told PFT that the league's review has been "ongoing for the last 18 months," and it hopes to have new standards set in time  for the 2017 season.But the NFL's motive in regulating glove tackine s isfair to question. One would think the league, focused in the entertainment industry and always trying to create a more sellableproduct, would welcomegrabs that defy human ability.What's the problem with a piece of equipment like a lighter jersey, stealthier cleats or more compact padding developed to improve a player's ability to perform? Nobody's safety is being compromised here.The i sue, in part, is that receivers aren't the only players utilizing theadvantages.MORE: Seven'i sues' in the NFL you need to accept"You know something's up when guys like Tom Brady and Kurt Warner and Peyton Manning are wearing gloves to throw a football," former NFL quarterback Rich Gannon told The Times. "You're starting to go, 'Wait a second here' Guys for years dreaded bad weather, cold weather, and they didn't want to have anything that would take their hands off the football. Now guys are like, 'These gloves Ron Parker Jersey are better than the human skin.'"The gloves being better thanhuman skin, though, is the whole idea.Whether stickier gloves help or harm the game issubjective. Perhaps the NFLis listening to cries of former players who were notawarded suchadvantages.For now, the league isinterested in at least puttinga cap on the i sue before it, you know, gets out of hand.

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