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Old 04-08-2013, 07:15 AM  
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Coming to a city near you: The NFL (National Feminine League)

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WAKE FOREST, NC, April 1, 2013 ― The issue of unnecessary roughness in the NFL is nothing new. However, today’s NFL has mounted a seemingly hyper-cautious campaign to eliminate injury in the sport. NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Jack Lambert, in a Monday Night Football interview in 1979, was quoted saying, “Quarterbacks should wear dresses.”

Ninety percent of the players in the NFL today were not even born when Lambert made that epic statement. Lambert’s words were made in frustration when the NFL imposed fines on him for making hard (but perfectly clean and legal) hits on opposing quarterbacks.

Curious about Jack Lambert? He was from the “Old School” and played the game as it was meant to be played: hard hitting, with the strategic intent of intimidating (not injuring) the opponent. Watch this clip:

By Bill Randall / Washington Times

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