Recognized as one of the most hard-hitting defensive backs in the league, Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard presented his detailed and audacious analysis on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell‘s emphasis on player safety.
Asked in an interview on SportsRadio 610 KILT on his thoughts of the commissioner’s ultimate goal, the seven-year veteran answered, “From what I see, we’re gonna be running around with helmets and flags on in about seven years.”
Pollard said Goodell is fundamentally changing the game and went too far in his punishments for the New Orleans Saints‘ bounty program. “It’s getting out of hand,” Pollard said, via SportsRadioInterviews.com.
“This is not powderpuff football, this is not flag football. This is a violent sport. And it’s a fun sport—we all love playing this game. And we’re blessed by God to even go out there and display our talent to the world, but at the same time you can’t sit there and say, ‘We want guts, we want glory, we want heart.’ You can’t