NFL Not Likely To Ban Low Blocks In 2014
In Week 1, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was lost for the year with a torn ACL when a teammate accidentally hit him low while trying to cut block a Titans defender. Last Sunday night, San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ian Williams suffered a broken ankle on a low block, prompting teammate Patrick Willis to challenge blockers to “be a man, hit me up high.”
But these season-ending injuries don’t mean a rules change is on the horizon for 2014, according to FOXSports.com’s Alex Marvez.
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