Were the Redskins defenders were tackling aggressive near and below the knees?

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  1. SoupcanSam

    SoupcanSam Well-Known Member

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    That the Redskins defenders were tackling hella aggressive near and below the knees?

    There were some tackles I was surprised Cobb and cooper got up from, or didnt come up limping.

    Gallup took some shots low also and now injured(dont know if it was related). Zeke also got swept up low a few times on some of his runs.

    They really got banged around in that win. Looking at the game I noticed this, ALOT.
     
  2. Aviano90

    Aviano90 Go Seahawks!!!

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    Honestly, not really. I just saw tackle football.
     
  3. CowboysRule

    CowboysRule Well-Known Member

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    I was worried about Gallup especially since it looked like he took some hard shots. I didn't hear anything after the game and was relieved he was ok. Guess I was wrong.
     
  4. J-man

    J-man Active Member

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    Yeah I did. But they always seem to do that crap. Jay Gruden thing?
    Their organisation sucks the past decade + and the players are mad as hell about it. Especially against us. Even more so when we're good.
     
  5. viman96

    viman96 Thread Killer

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    Did you watch the from the sidelines video? Witten mentioned the Redskins were trying to knock the crap out of everyone.
     
  6. Praxit

    Praxit Well-Known Member

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    ....some teams hit harder than others. Sea is prime example. They gang tackle with intention to inflict pain.
     
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  7. Ace-is-high

    Ace-is-high Member

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    the Irony is DLaw got penalized for a low hit
     
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  8. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    I did notice..

    Every time a receiver got hit I was wondering if they would get up.
     
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  9. gmb1

    gmb1 Well-Known Member

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    I mean, it's football. It is what it is.
     
  10. JayFord

    JayFord Well-Known Member

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    You try and tackle any other way you get fined so i would tackle low too
     
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  11. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    Seriously.
     
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  12. Blackthorn

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    When I played years ago, I was small, I always hit as hard as I could at the knees. I tried to keep my head up, aimed at the knee with my shoulder pads and wrapped up. That was the only way I could bring anyone down. If I wrapped around the waist or upper body I was no more than a speed bump.
     
  13. 408Cowboy

    408Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    You're ready for flags on the waist
     
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  14. InTheZone

    InTheZone Well-Known Member

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    The only game that seemed like it was coached to go low and aggressive was Seattle last year. If you watch any of their games just keep an eye on them.
     
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  15. jaythecowboy

    jaythecowboy Well-Known Member

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    there was one play where a defender tackled Cooper by the ankle. After Cooper was on the ground the Redskins player twisted the ankle like he was trying to blow out Cooper's knee.
     
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  16. Cowboysheelsreds053

    Cowboysheelsreds053 Well-Known Member

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    Who is our Dick Bukas? Not since the purple dranker have we had someone that will thump you.
     
  17. McKDaddy

    McKDaddy Well-Known Member

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    no, football doesn't have to be about trying to break legs. what the OP is referring to is intentional shots to the knee & below when standard form tackle was clearly available.
     
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  18. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

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    Gallup took a few shots in this game that I was surprised he held on to the ball. Took a few last week also.
     
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  19. America's Cowboy

    America's Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    If it's on tape, how can anyone refute it?
     
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  20. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

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    Kind of how Hurns got hurt.
     
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