Originally Posted by infantrycak
I hear this refrain all the time and it doesn't match what I see. Sacks are not down a bit. QBs are still getting hit a lot. Check out how many QB's get hurt in a season. Just look at JJ and the most protected QB in the league in their last game. JJ planted Manning several times with no flag.
Compare sacks per dropback from this year and 30 years ago. And we could always compare fines on defensive players per hit on the QB.