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Re: Targeting ........Definition.

January 14, 2020 07:54AM
By Definition is.......Hitting a "defenseless" opponent ABOVE the shoulders, or USING THE CROWN OF THE HELMET to contact an opponent.

Well, back when I played football in HS and College we called it an "Ear Hole" hit. You put your face mask "through" the ear hole of a player looking the other way.
It was a great way to get "Hit OF The Week".

Basically, College and the NFL are ELIMINATING that type of hit, or any collision where the defensive player "uses" his helmet.....That's Great for the game!

Lastly......Even though its was a devastating hit.....A safety for LSU had a WIDE OPEN rib shot to the WR going up for a high pass. He put his shoulder in the "sweet spot" just between the shoulder and rib cage.....It was one heck of a hit, pretty much a defenseless player, BUT within the rules of the game...He did not lead with his helmet.

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JamesJM153January 14, 2020 06:00AM

  Mandatory ejection

Deadpool56January 14, 2020 06:08AM

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JamesJM37January 14, 2020 06:19AM

  Re: Targeting ........Definition.

oldschoolramfan26January 14, 2020 07:54AM

  I was just pointing out the NCAA rule

Deadpool16January 14, 2020 08:36AM

  Hey, players. Just keep your head UP!

NewMexicoRam14January 14, 2020 09:09AM

  Total sidebar but...

RAMpant Defense28January 14, 2020 08:28AM

  thinking that exact same thing last night

Deadpool23January 14, 2020 08:37AM

  Re: thinking that exact same thing last night

RAMpant Defense19January 14, 2020 08:39AM

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Deadpool19January 14, 2020 09:12AM