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A green dot on a helment means that, that player has a radio receiver in their helmet. One offensive player and one defensive player from each team may have a green dot. It gives them one way communication with the coach before each play.

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Q: Why are the quarterbacks the only players with a green dot on their helmets in the NFL?
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