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12 Bean Bag

Use of Beanbag

Chapter 12. Use of Beanbag
Pg. 46

The beanbag is used to mark spots,
other than the spot of a foul, which
may later be needed as a reference
point. Most often, only the correct yard
line is needed and not an exact spot.
Under no circumstances should the
beanbag be used as a substitute for
hustle.
The beanbag should be dropped
on the correct spot and not thrown;
however that won’t always be practical.
If the spot is in a side zone, then only
the correct yard line is needed because
any penalty enforcement would bring
the ball back to the nearest hash
mark. If a thrown bean bag misses the
correct spot, the bag should be picked
up and moved to the correct spot after
the play ends. Kicking the bag appears
lazy.

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