Found March 22, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Earl Campbell is the latest person to voice concern about the NFL’s new helmet rule. During an interview with CSN Houston’s Steve Bunin Wednesday, the Hall of Fame running back criticized the league for taking away a physical element of the game by preventing players from using the crown of their helmets for hits. Campbell, who was an MVP and five-time Pro Bowler for the Houston Oilers during the late ’70s and early ’80s, became known for using every part of his body when he ran. One of his most famous highlights is of him using his head as a battering ram to destroy a defender. Unsurprisingly, Campbell dislikes the new rule. “Number one, I think football is a very physical game, no doubt. I think we learn that when we’re young. With the NFL changing that rule, I don’t think it’s going to be good at all. I think Roger Goodell at some point has to stop and let football be football,” Campbell told Bunin. “The way I ran the football, the way I played, I played football with my whole ...
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