Ravens TE Andrews happy hip-drop tackle banned

Ravens Tight End Andrews Delighted to See Hip-Drop Tackle Prohibited Jamison Hensley is an ESPN reporter covering the Baltimore Ravens and has been with ESPN since 2011. He won the National Sports Media Association Maryland Sportswriter of the Year award in 2018 and authored a book about the Ravens. Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews … Read more

NFL owners approve three rule changes, including hip-drop tackle ban

NFL owners have approved three rule changes, including a ban on the hip-drop tackle. NFL owners approved three rule changes, including banning the hip-drop tackle, due to its high injury risk. Players will face a 15-yard penalty for using this technique. The league cited multiple examples of the hip-drop tackle, leading to injuries last season. … Read more

Dangerous ‘hip-drop’ tackles, kickoffs focus of NFL meetings in Orlando

NFL meetings in Orlando to address dangerous ‘hip-drop’ tackles and kickoffs The NFL will have its first meetings of the new season in Orlando, Florida, focusing on player safety and possible rule changes. One area of concern is the hip-drop tackle, which can lead to more injuries than traditional tackles. The league is also considering … Read more