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Horse Collar Still Not Being Called

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Encore, Sep 18, 2005.

  1. Encore

    Encore Never Enough

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    Titans Punt Returner WR Roby had a 59yrd return and the kicker came over and horse collared him down. The announcers said "Isn't the a horse collar tackle? They're still not being called, but wait till Roy Williams does it and they'll be 10 flags on the field.

    And yes, the KR Roby was hurt on the play. His foot got caught up underneath him.

    It won't be fair.
  2. calico

    calico Well-Known Member

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    yeah, this is how it will be. They have too many variations to the rule anyway so it is all pointless. Just wait for Roy to do it and he will be fined and suspended.
  3. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    Dont you remember? It's only a penalty if said Cowboys player who shall remain nameless


    Commits the foul
  4. bbgun

    bbgun Benched

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    They're waiting for Roy to do it.
  5. Tricked

    Tricked Fascinated

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    yeah, i've heard announcers say it, complaining about refs not calling it... and they were right on the money, the bigger the star, theres a better chance of it being called.. the only reason that was made a rule was because of TO :mad:
  6. JPM

    JPM Well-Known Member

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    and Andy Reid whining like a little girl.
  7. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Actually I think it was Jeff Fisher that was doing all the whining last offseason.
  8. Reed

    Reed New Member

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    A 49ers player horse collard an eagles player real bad today and it wasnt called, it was blatenly obvious, i hate this rule already
  9. Tricked

    Tricked Fascinated

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    everybody hates it, unless you're peyton manning, michael vick, randy moss, or terrell owens :)
  10. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    And that's the way it should be. They're football players, let them play football.

    I agree they'll be twice as many flags as there are refs on the field the first time Roy does it.
  11. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    I just want to amplify that Rack. I did not hear the swell to outlaw this.

    Can't say the same about the chop block but we don't use it so it is still legal.

    Friggin sad really.
  12. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    On the nfl net the other day, Terrell Davis brought up that last week there were 8-10 horse collars and none were called. I wish he would have said that it apparently only a rule for Roy.
  13. jackrussell

    jackrussell Last of the Duke Street Kings

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    The rare instance when Andy Reid and little can be used in the same sentence.
  14. 2much2soon

    2much2soon Well-Known Member

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    I saw one in the ATL/SEA game by an ATL LB. It wasn't called.
  15. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Right! Even the referees know its a BS penatly.
  16. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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