Players confused by NFL crackdown on hard hits

There are 4 comments on the Salon.com story from Oct 20, 2010, titled Players confused by NFL crackdown on hard hits. In it, Salon.com reports that:

Ray Lewis is worried about what's happening to his sport. The Baltimore linebacker who epitomizes hard hits in the NFL fears that the league is stripping away the inherent violence and "the game will be diluted very quickly." "My opinion is play the game like that game is supposed to be played, and whatever happens happens," Lewis said Wednesday ...

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Go Blue

West Palm Beach, FL

#1 Oct 21, 2010
Don't lead with the helmet, tackle at the mass, not the head.....is that so hard?

“Ave Satanas”

Since: Dec 06

Bratislava, Slovakia

#2 Oct 21, 2010
Football has officially become a sissy sport!
Will

Columbus, OH

#3 Oct 21, 2010
Screw Ray Lewis. Simple rule - no head hits. No hitting WITH the head, no hitting someone IN the head. Got that, fellas? Need a diagram on the board to help you out with that?

It's like pitching in baseball...'don't hit the guy at the plate with the ball.' Otherwise, you could be thrown out, even fined. That's not hard.

Some NFL guys are either so dumb or have taken so many hits to the head they just can't comprehend it. Send explainers around to all the dressing rooms to explain it in simple words and pictures!
Go Blue

West Palm Beach, FL

#4 Oct 21, 2010
Absolutely, it's not rocket science.....keep your pad level below the head.......

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