Originally Posted by GOBB
Dumb idea but I will say the rules are stupid. Hits to the head of OL, QB, WR isn't allowed but a RB? Fair game. Another thing is face mask can only happen against defensive players never offensive players for the most part. Pushing off is allowed more if ur a WR less if you're a DB. Everything favors the offense more than defense. Although this play favored the defense but he only fumbled the ball because Pollard helmet hit the top of his. Whatever.
they are but not immediately after catching a ball or they will throw the bs defenseless player flag. Also you could say it was on rinley since he dropped his helmet first allowing pollard to lay him out.