Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 11/22/11
  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-to-helmet hit on Balt...
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