Agree with that. It was a flat-out cheap shot. There is no need for that kind of playing. The Niners don't need to be the Seahawks. To me, that's strike two for Looney. Strike one is the fact that he hasn't played well this pre-season.
That blocked seemed low. Unless he lost balance and was falling toward the ground which is possible. Just doesn't seem likely.
lol. And I thought I was optimistic
Actually to me during the game it looked like he was losing balance, but once they showed the replay and slowed it down a lil bit it was obvious it wasnt an accident. Why the hell sink to that level though I just dont get it.
I cant recall who said it, but one of the dangers of playing starters versus backups is that some reserves will go the extra mile to standout. Sometimes these intentions turn into boneheaded plays, unfortunately
Really disappointed with Looney. He was talked up by all the beat writers saying he's a very talented lineman that the team is high on. So far, I don't see it. When he's not making mistakes and drawing penalties, he's delivering cheap shots at someones knees. I don't know if the other backup lineman are bringing him down with their level of play, but he hasn't looked good.
How could Looney think it would end any other way? God, that was messed up. That's the one thing that I can't stand regardless of who the player or team is, dude's getting their knees bent the wrong way. Maybe it's because I've had bad knee/ankle injuries before and just seeing them makes me nauseous and cringe as I look away.
I still don't know why players are so quick to dive down to the legs in situations like that. All you need to do is put your body in front of him. Personally, I don't think ANY player should allow to block below the hips, EVER! If you are trying to cut a player down for a throw...well...maybe teams just need to find other ways to get quick passes.
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