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What is a defenseless receiver? A comparison of hits.

This season the NFL has taken a very strong stand on player safety.  As a result of this we have seen more penalties called for hits on a “defenseless receiver”.  But what exactly is a defenseless receiver?  I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Questionable non call on Brent Celek hit helps Packers hold off Eagles

All season long we have seen defenders get flagged for hitting defenseless receivers.  We have been told by the NFL that even if a defensive player does not lead with his helmet, if he launches his body into a defenseless … Continue reading

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Strange call in Packers – Jets Game

After what looked like a catch by Jets Receiver Jerricho Cotchery, officials ruled interception when Packers Defender came up with the ball.  It appeared that Cotchery was down with possesion of the ball before the packers defender ripped it away.  … Continue reading

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Bad Call of the Week: Week 7

This week’s bad call of the week is a tie between two horrible, game changing calls.   One was the Ben Roethlisberger phantom TD/fumble-but  somehow not really a fumble after review.  The other bad call of the week was for the … Continue reading

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