Quotes: NFL Players Frustrated with Hard-Hit Rule

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Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson takes down Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson

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“I know it’s not the intent of every player to go out and knock a player out. Your job is to go get the ball and try to get the ball out if you can. I think they’re taking that away from guys.”

-CHARLES WOODSON, Green Bay Packers cornerback and 2009 Defensive Player of the Year, sounding off about the NFL’s crackdown on illegal hits, where players can be fined and suspended for over-the-top tackles (via Huffington Post)