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NFL: Low Hits, Union Will Study In Offseason

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On December 15, 2013 @ 2:47 PM In main feature,News and Rumors,NFL | No Comments


Plenty of players have complained in recent years about low hits. Most would rather take a high hit (and a possible concussion) when defenseless than a low hit (and a possible knee injury).

Collectively, the players have not yet made a push to expand protections for defenseless receivers to include low hits. Per a league source, the NFLPA plans to study after the season ends all data regarding knee injuries before deciding whether to make a push for the establishment of a strike zone.

For more on this story visit: Mike Florio, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk [1]

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[1] Mike Florio, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk : http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/12/15/union-will-study-low-hits-in-offseason/

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