Is this a dirty hit or just a penalty? I don't think it is dirty!

posted by Thor -

Is this a dirty hit? At frist glance it really looks like it but when you watch it over a few times in real time not slow motion I think an argument can be made that it isn't dirty. Joe Flacco was going for the first down and as he slid the defensive player had already begun to lunge at the qb. The hit should definitely have been a penalty but after watching it a few times in real time I don't think he should have been thrown out of the game or suspended. 

What do you think? 

Comments

title

Content Goes Here

This ad will close in X seconds.