If you’ve been paying attention to football lately, you miiiiight have noticed a big to-do regarding the 49ers’ Ahmad Brooks. See, he hit Drew Brees in a way that appeared as if he clotheslined his neck – depending on your source. The amount of media attention this is receiving reminds us of the infamous Tuck Rule game. But which Is more infamous – Ahmad Brooks’ hit, or the Tuck Rule call? Let’s go to the tape
Tale of the tape
Which Is More Controversial? The Ahmad Brooks Hit Vs. The Tuck Rule
|~$16,000.||Financial Impact||Losing that playoff game probably cost a looooooot more than $16,000.|
|F****** Brees!||Detractor's Biggest Criticism||F****** Brady!|
|The call happened a few days ago, so, yeah.||Still A Threat Today?||Nope! It was so unpopular that it was abolished in 2013.|
|Maybe, possibly, from a certain angle…kinda.||Thinking rationally, Does It Sorta Make Sense?||Based on how the rule is written…a little.|
|Ray Lewis. He offered to pay half.||Unlikely Role Player In This Whole Fiasco?||The Steelers. When the Tuck Rule was abolished, it was voted down 29-1. The Pats and Redskins abstained. The Steelers were the only team to vote in favor of it.|
|Hard to say, but probably nothing. This is a quarterback’s league, after all.||Legacy?||People will literally never stop talking about it.|
The winner is
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