The football helmet is a piece of protective equipment used mainly in gridiron football. It consists of a hard plastic shell with thick padding on the inside, a face mask made of one or more plastic-coated metal bars, and a chinstrap. Each position has a different type of face mask to balance protection and visibility, and some players add polycarbonate visors to their helmets, which are used to protect their eyes from glare and impacts. Helmets are a requirement at all levels of organized footb
The single-bar facemask is extinct because a guy whose middle name is Darwin couldn't survive last season. Scott Darwin Player, the veteran punter, will go down as the last single-barista. He was...
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This reproduction one bar mask comes in standard gray as it did in the 1950s - 1970s. This mask comes complete with mounting hardware. Fits all full size helmets from the era of the 1940s - 1980s and of course all reproduction suspension helmets.
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The single-bar facemask was officially ruled illegal in 2004, though players who wore it previously were grandfathered in. On Oct. 7, 2007, the single bar made its final appearance on an NFL field...
The one-bar had two different variations. The standard one-bar was made from nylon or other hard plastic and was bolted to both side of the helmet just in front of the earholes. There was a "snub" version that did not extend as far out in front of the helmet as the standard. Face masks for football helmets today are multibar.