Found November 22, 2011 on
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You've seen it through the season — a receiver will hit the middle of the field on any kind of crossing pattern, and the quarterback will throw him right into an oncoming defender. Said defender poleaxes Mr. Receiver because there's no way he can stop quickly enough to avoid contact, and the official drops a flag and nails the defender for a personal foul because he hit a defenseless receiver. But if Mr. Quarterback throws Mr. Receiver into the defender's path, and there's no way for the defender to stop in time, what is the defender supposed to do?
This was the issue faced by Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor late in the fourth quarter of Seattle's 24-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams last Sunday. Rams quarterback Sam Bradford threw the ball just in time for tight end Lance Kendricks to catch it at full speed, and go right into Chancellor, who was arriving at full speed as well. No way for either man to stop.
Chancellor was fined last week for a helmet-t...
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Seattle strong safety Kam Chancellor says he isn't worried that he will develop a reputation as a headhunter.
Yet, after his second straight week of picking up a personal foul for a hit against a defenseless receiver, the league may already be taking notice.
Chancellor was fined $20,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit against Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin two weeks...
It’s been an expensive two weeks for Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor. A week after he was fined $20,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Ravens receiver Anquan Boldin, a league source tells PFT that Chancellor — a member of Peter King’s midseason All-Pro team — has been fined $40,000 for an illegal shoulder-to-helmet hit on Rams…
"The NFL need to start fining QB's that throw the ball across my middle..." - Kam Chancellor on Twitter after today's gameIt's easy to discount Seattle's 24-7 win at St. Louis today- I don't deny that the Rams are a franchise in free-fall right now, and Sam Bradford is regressing at such a rapid rate that comparisons to Rick Mirer become more apt with...
Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor told reporters after practice that he did indeed receive his second fine in two weeks from the league for his hit on St. Louis tight end Lance Kendricks on Sunday. “I was kind of mad,” Chancellor said, when asked about his reaction to the penalty in the Rams game. “Because I mean it’s my second one back-to-back. I mean none of it is...
Three years ago Kam Chancellor's hit would have been heralded as the kind of play a safety is supposed to make.He separated receiver from the ball.This season, he'll probably hear from the league office for a second consecutive week after crunching Rams tight end Lance Kendricks over the middle in what officials determined was a helmet-to-helmet hit on a defenseless receiver...
Today is the day where almost everyone in America celebrates an ancient feast by watching football and gorging themselves until they lapse into a tryptophan induced coma, only to wake up later for pie and more football. So today, once you’ve reached that point where you’re so stuffed it hurts to move, please take a moment and remember that there is a lot to be thankful...