Found January 20, 2013 on Patriots Life:
I don’t know if it’s just me, but Bernard Pollard plays the game of football like a freaking heat seeking missile. He leads head first on every tackle and is consistently injuring Patriot players. None of them look dirty at the time, but with it happening almost every game we play Pollard you do start to wonder. Pollard initially started taking out Patriot players as a Kansas City Chief when he took out Tom Brady low and ended his season. Since he has been with the Ravens he has injured Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski and now Ridley. Concussions are so prevalent in the NFL because of players like Pollard that think they can run as fast as they can and dive head first into people just because they have a helmet on. One of my weird philosophies in football has to do with concussions and how they should be dealt with. I think the NFL should go back to leather helmets for one season and see if these clowns stop running head first. They believe they are invincible and they aren’t the ...
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