FoxSports.com reported Tuesday that beginning next season, all NFL players will be required to wear thigh and knee pads.
NFL players, especially defensive backs and wide receivers, have played fast and loose without knee and thigh pads. Most of the players have said that the pads slow them down.
How will the new pads help player safety next season? Ian Rapoport gets a demonstration on the knee and thigh pads that the players will wear in 2013 in the video below: