The Emmanuel Sanders hit was violent, but doesn't appear illegal


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In one of the most violent hits of the weekend, St. Louis Rams saftey Rodney McLeod absolutely leveled the Denver Broncos Emmanuel Sanders. You can see the play below. There's been a lot of talk on whether this was an illegal hit, and it doesn't appear to be. McLeod didn't lead with his head --- he led with his shoulder --- and McLeod actually turns his head just before he smashed into Sanders. It looks like a good, clean --- but very, very hard --- football play. Sanders, after the game, said he felt okay, but he did suffer a concussion.

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