During the second quarter of today’s NFC West showdown between the Rams and Seahawks in Seattle, Rams WR Brandin Cooks caught a pass over the middle and as he turned up field, Seahawks safety Tedric Thompson levels him with a vicious hit.
Luckily, Cooks was able to walk off under his own strength but the was flagged.
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Bob Heilmann Let’s also point out that the Seattle crew jumped onto the field immediately to help him.
John Ashley Such a hard call for the ref to make in this situation. Cooks lowered his head, bracing for the impact. That changes the target. But even if Cooks had not braced, that hit still would have been borderline.