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DeSean Jackson injury video is chilling

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Ray Anderson, the NFL's vice president of football operations told the Associated Press today that the league may soon start suspending players for helmet-to-helmet hits.

The news comes after a particularly brutal round of hits Sunday, including this one on Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson by Atlanta Falcons' Dunta Robinson.




Both players were knocked out of the game, with Jackson suffering a severe concussion.

James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Brandon Meriweather of the New England Patriots also delivered crushing above-the-shoulder hits.

In the wake of all the discussion, Anderson said that it may be time for the players to face another form of discipline besides a fine.

"We're going to circle back and take a more aggressive look at them because the events of yesterday were certainly disturbing to all of us," Anderson said in a telephone interview. "We say it time again: Player safety is our top priority and then you have a Sunday like yesterday where it seemed like every time you looked around, a player was on the ground for an extended period of time."

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