Found November 20, 2011 on
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This is what it looks like to get tackled by your dreadlocks. Probably didn't feel to good for Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith. At least three refs threw flags, but once they talked it over they realized it was his hair which is a legal tackle. The hair is considered part of the body in the NFL.
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