neck roll

neck roll

A protective roll of padded cloth which attaches to shoulder pads for American football players, to prevent injury to the neck.
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For a second the corpse stood upright; then with a dull crash it came to the earth, and the gold torque from its neck rolled away across the pavement.
Forbes calls Hotel Arista "a one-of-a-kind green hotel" noting such amenities as Hotel Arista's nine types of pillows -- from a heated lavender neck roll to a full body pillow -- its marble bathrooms with walk-in showers and TVs embedded in the vanity mirrors, and its eco-friendliness as the first hotel to be LEED-certified in Illinois.
However, the decision was reversed by South African referee Quinton Immelman after he watched footage of Henderson performing a dangerous neck roll on Wales international back-rower Sam Cross.
Jake Ball, the only one of Scarlets' 12 Wales call-ups on duty, consistently gotover the gain-line but they were thwarted again when Marc Jones' neck roll on McGrath, right on the Leinster line, gave the home side a relieving penalty.
The call went against Wasps as a neck roll clear out in the collision prompted a penalty award and Saints cleared their lines.
Earlier in the game, Ward also appeared to perform a neck roll on Young.
Quins have acted upon reviewing the incident, which happened shortly after Ward performed a neck roll on Young in a feisty clash between the play-off rivals.
Citing officer Buster White will also be interested in an earlier incident that saw the Quins front row perform a neck roll on Young, which went unpunished.
White will also be interested in an earlier incident that saw Ward perform a neck roll on Young, which went unpunished.
When Munster played the Ospreys last year, Alan Quinlan was taken aback by what he saw when home flanker Chris Cloete responded aggressively to a neck roll from Will Jones.
It was not a popular decision among the gold-clad fans in the 46,273 crowd, but a neck roll by Ryan - who ended up losing his first game of senior rugby - handed the advantage back to the home side.
A lone George Ford penalty was all the Tigers could muster, and captain Tom Youngs was fortunate to avoid the sin-bin for a neck roll and then a shoulder charge.