As anyone who has ever played quarterback can tell you, the term "blindside hit" is a bit misleading. In reality, there are two hits: a defender hitting you violently, without warning, like a naval torpedo and you hitting the turf. Hard.
Both collisions hurt.
I say this from painful experience. And as someone who really ought to have known better. It's a sweltering mid-September afternoon, and I'm sprawled out on the patchy green grass of a community college soccer field ...
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