Clinton Portis: NFL Is Becoming Flag Football

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Clinton Portis: NFL Is Becoming Flag Football
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Despite having the latter portions of his own career derailed by a series of injuries, including one to his head, former Redskins great Clinton Portis has been an outspoken critic of new rules meant to protect players. That continued this week, after the league’s owners voted “to enact a new safety measure that makes it illegal for a ball carrier to lower his head to strike a defender in some instances.”

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