Titans-Packers game was so rainy they went through 40 footballs

The preseason game between the Green Bay Packers and Tennessee Titans was so wet that the teams went though the league limit of 40 footballs, after they quickly became waterlogged.

In fact, the balls got so wet they were essentially ruined and the Titans say they will not be able to return any of them to service.

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The Tennessean reports that after the game, Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt said he had never seen a game so drenched.

"I've been around a lot of NFL games, and that was the wettest I've ever seen footballs," coach Ken Whisenhunt said. "I don't think there was any way to keep them dry."

What does the rule book say about using a 41st football? Is there a penalty or do they just stop the game at 40?

[The Tennessean]

-Brendan Maloy

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