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Old 09-22-2013   #8
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Default Re: Susceptible to being hurdled.

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Originally Posted by handswarmer View Post
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.

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