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the whitner/jackson hit writes the nfl's obituary

  • xcfan
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if that is not football, then football is soon to be an uninteresting, stinking corpse.
players can't play this brand of football; fans can't stand watching it. it is a demoralizing punch in the gut to all.
are you going to sit through this kind of frustration and not just quit some time in the future? find a better hobby that doesn't leave you pissed? who wants to be pissed about something all the time? that's where we're headed. screw it, just go out motorcycle riding on sundays and think about the good ol' days of lott.
in a few more seasons, there will not be any whitner's--there will just be craig dahl clones wearing flag football belts.
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I think its pretty clear at this point that the NFL does not want "BIG HITS" any longer; legal or not.
Originally posted by xcfan:
if that is not football, then football is soon to be an uninteresting, stinking corpse.
players can't play this brand of football; fans can't stand watching it. it is a demoralizing punch in the gut to all.
are you going to sit through this kind of frustration and not just quit some time in the future? find a better hobby that doesn't leave you pissed? who wants to be pissed about something all the time? that's where we're headed. screw it, just go out motorcycle riding on sundays and think about the good ol' days of lott.
in a few more seasons, there will not be any whitner's--there will just be craig dahl clones wearing flag football belts.

Plus the damage is done. Can't take the hit back. Terrible call. Offensive players change the body positions when defenders commit its done they can't change their direction.
Next time Whitner can nicely ask the receiver if he'll kindly drop the pass in return for a soft love tap and gentle push to the ground.
What is a hit and what isn't a hit changes with each call. Is not calling a foul in the last two minutes the answer in a competitive game? What's becoming clear is that the NFL is taking hard hits out of the game. Soon there will be no gray area. The NFL's legal council have probably informed the league that by taking big hits out of the game the incidence of lawsuits goes down.
The refs ain't consistent, they should just go full replay on everything.
unfortunately, it seems as if the refs are starting to throw flags simply for big hits. If it looks too violent they throw a flag, it's a damn shame.
One ref in the booth reviewing all flagged plays, he relays the final call to the head umpire. Simple.
Originally posted by SFsFinest:
I think its pretty clear at this point that the NFL does not want "BIG HITS" any longer; legal or not.

might as well give them pillows and tell them to pillow fight, this isnt football anymore. whitner demolished that dude legally with his shoulder. he made a name for himself as a heavy hitter and he made it known with the whole hitner name change idea that that was his thing so now theyre targeting him
Even if it's a legal hit, if it looks bad or sounds bad they'll throw the flag every time. The refs are afraid of being downgraded and the NFL has become pu**ified. Terrible call and the league won't give two craps as long as seats are full and merchandise is bought. Goodell is a scumbag.
[ Edited by sacninesixteen on Dec 25, 2013 at 1:43 AM ]
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