New rules on low hits in the NFL?

In the wake of two players suffering serious injuries on low hits in the preseason, the NFL is considering the possibility of additional restrictions on hits to the knee. The league has already extended the rules protecting players from hits to the head, which has irked defensive players who claim the new restrictions are unfeasible. Steelers safety Ryan Clark has already spoken out against the potential for additional rules, saying he's "disgusted with the NFL right now," but is it just doing the right thing?

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  • If you were a professional football player, where would you least want to be hit?

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  • Ryan Clark said additional limitations on low hits could compromise the safety of defensive players. Do you agree?

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  • What do you make of the current level of player safety in the NFL?

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