Found March 29, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
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Football is a hard-hitting, dangerous sport. General awareness of that seems to be at an all-time high lately, with the NFL constantly making rule changes that irritate players but are aimed at making the game safer. But no matter what the league does, there are always going to be scary moments on the field. San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree says he had one of those in the Super Bowl. Crabtree spoke with the NFL Network’s Rich Eisen on Thursday and talked about the final plays in his team’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens. On one of them, Crabtree says he took a shot from Baltimore corner Jimmy Smith that resulted in a temporary loss of vision. “When the guy hit me, he hit me all in the face,” Crabtree said, via Around the League. “I’m not tripping. I’m not one to whine about nothing, but he hit me all in the face and I couldn’t really see after he hit me.” The 25-year-old was quick to point out that he did not suffer a concussion, but he proceeded to downplay a comment tha...
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