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I have heard many of you simply say that its football, its nasty. Whatever. Explain this.
Why couldn't LF just tackle him normaly? Why did he have to pick him up and slam him on his head? And those saying the RB should of "just went down". REALLY???? Nothing the RB could have done to not get slammed on his head. Also a player "bumping" LF didn't cause that to look worse than it was.
That was a terrible decision that could have seriously impacted the RB's life. I know football is dangerous but that suplex multiplied the chances of injury almost 100%. No room in football for that. Just bring him down without suplexing him.
This post was edited by iRollTide205 18 months ago
He could have hurt the runner, but suspension? Nah, i don't think so
Was the player defenseless? No
Had the whistle blown? No
Leading with head on qb and WR much bigger concern.
And I'm no badass or thug. Really a softy father of 2.
IMHO he was just trying to stop forward progress.... not his fault his arms were around a wee man.
This post was edited by dc12 18 months ago
It was an excessive and definitely worthy of a penalty. I don't think it was suspension worthy though. He didn't target or lead with his head.
If LF gets suspended then Mike Slive needs to publicly apologize for Nick Fairley's 2010 season.
Man, you guys are downvoting like champions. I assume you think Gary and Verne are geniuses or didnt hear Verne say it was the most dangerous looking thing he's seen. It was a quote. I fixed it though.
This post was edited by TXBammer 18 months ago
Yes it was dangerous and worthy of a penalty, but I really doubt he did it on purpose. On the team they call him "Big Dink" because he is a big guy that just didn't get the defense when he got here. See ball get ball is how he played. I think he is just a big guy caught up with adrenaline on the play and didn't know his own strength. It doesn't mean he should have done it, but it doesn't make him a thug either.
And you should lay off the dope, you drooling cretin. This is football - not WWF wrastlin', redneck.
This is football, it was excessive, but runners still fighting to advance the ball.
It is a contact sport, n hate how there are too many judgement calls. we are almost to the point where pink skirts are needed!
No need to be crude, Neanderthol.
Was the whistle blown or was the player defenseless. These are your two criteria? Wow. So softy dad of two when someone blind sides your child in a sport when they aren't expecting it, I guess it will be ok as long as no whistles blow or if they have a pad of some kind on. Nevermind they get hurt cause another player jacked them up unprovoked. As long as no one blows a whistle it will be ok.
I think you want to rethink your argument.
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”
I'm pretty sure a blindsided player is defenseless. Kids don't get hurt from players wrapping up and body slamming. They get hurt tackling with the top of their head or other freak accidents In traffic. Will it be nerve racking when my kids are old enough to play, absolutely. I just think you and others are over reacting about this play. Just saw Conner shaw get it worse in the LSU game.
Someone gets blindsided in just about every football game. Unprovoked. That's football.
Probably why a flag was thrown.
Talked to him last night. He is not in nobody's dog house.. It amped up the coaches and players when he did it. He was told not do again, but a certain coach like the enthusiasm.. Dink is far from a thug and for present bama family calling him one is ridiculous. Let the coaches coach and you fellas keep thinking y'all know more than them or should decide what they teach and try to get out of their players. I'm not sayin coach rump wanted him to suplex him but he has been looking for a fire under dink. Well folks he got it..
We are going to need dink to be a big presence on the line when we play somebody who can pound the rock (ie. LSWho, UF, etc.). I hope he and pagan keep progressing. Pettway as well. We will need all the depth we can get, on the DLine, at some point this yr.
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