NFL wants to protect its investment, but at what price to the game and its players?

Mark Malone was not one of those quarterbacks Lambert had in mind to wear a skirt. Malone was a big, tough, athletic quarterback who played wide receiver before he played his given position.
Now a radio broadcaster for Westwood One, he has given a lot of though to the NFL’s crackdown on certain hits.
“From a pragmatic standpoint, I understand what the league is trying to do — protect players, especially star players because they help market the game.

post-gazette.com
10/19/08