Originally Posted by Corrosion
Would have been a legal hit .... If he didnt make contact with his head. You just cant make contat with the head anymore .... and more often than not , they are borderline or the runner tucks which causes the head contact rather than a shoulder or lower.
You can hit a runner or a receiver in the head, as long as they aren't defenseless. If they've got the ball & they're on their feet, you can hit him in the head.
When the QB crosses the line, he's not a QB unless he slides. His head is fair game.