Micah Hyde: Fine QBs for WRs Suffering Helmet-to-Helmet Hits

Micah Hyde: Fine QBs for WRs Suffering Helmet-to-Helmet Hits

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BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Micah Hyde #23 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the start of NFL game action against the New Orleans Saints at New Era Field on November 12, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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Buffalo Bills safety Micah Hyde posited a novel idea to try to cut down on the number of helmet-to-helmet hits pass-catchers withstand over the course of a game.

Hyde proposed a fine for quarterbacks when they leave their receivers susceptible on high throws.

“Those bang-bang plays, it’s tough,” Hyde said, per ESPN.com’s Mike Rodak. “Start fining the quarterbacks. They’re the ones who are throwing the ball right there. It’s tough for us [defensive players] to be able to adjust last second to get our head to one side, the other side—up, down. We’re trying to make a play like the receiver is. It’s the sport of football.”

     

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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April 17, 2018 at 01:37PM

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