Whether it's the NFL, AFL, NCAA or High School football, one thing is never a certainty—can the kicker or punter make a tackle in the open field? Many football coaches have spent sleepless nights worrying about this question. This slideshow will provide actual footage of kickers and punters making tackles as well as some evidence as to why kickers should think long and hard about avoiding contact.
Maybe one day kickers will become tackling machines, but in today's football world they are a highlight reel waiting to happen. One day the coaches just might want to put the kickers in a tackling drill. Hopefully, they don't get hurt in the process. Until then, enjoy the kicker tackling extravaganza.