VIDEO: “Helmet to the chest of the QB” doomed Nick Moody and 49ers


You can’t lead with the crown of the helmet. You can’t hit the quarterback in the head. You can’t spear the quarterback.

“That’s the kind of hit you want to see on the quarterback!”- Mike Pereira

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And now apparently, you can’t hit the quarterback in the chest as San Francisco 49ers ILB Nick Moody was called for a rouging the passer penalty for…Get this, a “Helmet to the chest of the quarterback.” Are you kidding me? Watch the play unfold as Mike Pereira believes they got it wrong, AGAIN on the 49ers.

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