Let me start by saying that I want to see our players protected. I think a guy slinging a QB’s head onto the turf has no place in the game of football.
Because let’s be real: football is a game and no one should be having their brain scrambled with possible long-lasting consequences just for a game.
So I get that the refs want to protect our QBs.
But can we not be silly with it by taking away big plays by pass rushers where they obviously were not taking any kind of over-the-top awful intention with the way they tackled?
I don’t care one whit for the Tampa Bay Bucs or the Kansas City Chiefs, but I care about the game of football. I want to see sacks just as much as I want to see TD passes. Both are GAME CHANGING PLAYS.
And I for one get really irritated when the refs are doing things in a way that are taking away one aspect of the game that I love.
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