Tony’s Take: Defenseless players and 15-yard penalties

12/29/2012

One of the ongoing stories in the NFL this season is the enforcement of new rules aimed at protecting so-called “defenseless” players. The issue, of course, is that with the speed of the game, sometimes it is hard for officials to tell what is a legal or an illegal hit.

In this week’s installment of Tony’s Take, our Tony Boselli says the rules are actually compromising player safety and not helping it — and gives his opinion on what he thinks the NFL can do to better to protect players.

(Listen to Tony’s Take on the “defenseless player” rules)

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Tony and Tom McCarthy will be in Indianapolis tomorrow as the Colts host the Houston Texans. Coverage begins at 12:30 PM Eastern on Westwood One Sports.

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