Why is there a green dot on the backs of NFL quarterbacks?

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The green dot is the result of a new rule in effect for the 2007 NFL season. The green dot helmet indicates that the helmet is wired with a radio for calling in plays to the quarterback.
Only one player with a radio is allowed on the field at a time.
The green dot on a helmet signifies a player who has a radio receiver in his helmet.
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