Hard hits will keep coming

Helmet-to-helmet collisions can never be completely eliminated from a violent game

Originally Published: October 18, 2010
By Ross Tucker | ESPN.com

Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson's collision with Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson on Sunday was incredible. Steelers linebacker James Harrison's punishing hit on Browns jack-of-all-trades Josh Cribbs was awesome. Likewise for the shot Harrison gave receiver Mohamed Massaquoi later in Sunday's contest.

I loved and was completely enthralled by every one of those violent encounters and I'm not afraid to admit it. That is the essence of this sport we all adore called football. My ...

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