Originally Posted by handswarmer
He drops his head down to make a tackle instead of seeing what he hits.
Result of his neck/nerve impingement issue. Been watching it for the last 4 years here in Baltimore
That actually makes very little sense. Axial loading of the cervical spine resulting from head-down contact is the primary cause of spinal cord injuries. Keeping the head up and initiating contact with the shoulder or chest decreases the risk of these injuries.