Originally Posted by NoLayupsRule2
I think it's for your ribs and other stuff on your body (not the shoulders), while all they give you is shoulder pads. I mean you have to protect other areas other than shoulders right?
I've never worn anything outside of shoulder pads. Some may wear those rib protectors if they're a RB or QB, but I don't remember many wearing them. They're not necessary, but you can get them if you want them.