Originally Posted by handswarmer
never said it made sense- said its what he does
the "heads up" tackling method isn't how most current NFLers learned how to tackle...
You're right. Since last fall, the NFL has partnered with the national youth organization USA Football to expand and promote "Heads Up Football," a program purporting to teach new techniques that "literally takes the whole head out of actual tackling. NFL players at the same time are being coached to relearn tackling using the new approach.