Look: NFL World Reacts To Rules Change Suggestion


SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 22: Tony Pollard #20 of the Dallas Cowboys reacts on the field after suffering an injury during the first half in the NFC Divisional Playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium on January 22, 2023 in Santa Clara . , California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham / Getty Images)

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Two top NFL players suffered serious injuries over the weekend at their respective positions and the manner in which they acquired those injuries has been the subject of some debate ever since.

On Monday, NFL analytics expert Warren Sharp made the case for the league to begin penalizing the use of the “hip drop” tackle method. A hip drop tackle occurs when a player drops his entire weight onto the opposing player’s leg in an attempt to make a tackle.


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