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Old 11-13-2012   #65
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Default Re: Hit on Cutler...

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Originally Posted by TEXANRED View Post
I hear you about the rules but I don't think these rules apply to this situation, or shouldnt anyway. Cutler was a runner and was past the line of scrimmage. Cutler ran straight at a defender and chose not to defend himself instead pulled off a boneheaded play that got him hurt. He was not a receiver going up for the catch nor was he in the pocket throwing the football. He was a runner.

If you run your car into the brick wall is it the brick wall's fault that you ran into it?
He was a passer. He was penalized as a passer, even if he was past the LOS and was defenseless.
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