Vicious Hit On Baltimore Ravens Todd Heap Sparks Major NFL Rule Changes

October 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Baltimore Ravens tight end Todd Heap was not the only player on Sunday to be at the receiving end of a potentially life-altering hit, but Heap was the center of discussion when the NFL announced new rules that police “flagrant” and “helmet-to-helmet” hits.
Since the announcement by the NFL Sunday evening, when initial plans were set in motion to impose suspensions on players that engage in “dangerous hits,” a major debate ensued as to whether these new rules would change the game of football for the better.
These debates have been emotionally charged, and most experts and analysts are completely divided on the issue.
After the game between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday Night Football, ESPN’s Stuart Scott, Matt Millen and Steve Young entered a heated debate on the new rule changes.
Scott and Millen agreed the interpretation of the new rules could vary from referee to referee, therefore making it hard...

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