1. Welcome to San Diego Chargers NFL Football Podcast and Forum!
    Bolt Talk is one of the largest online communities for the San Diego Chargers.
    We host a regular Chargers podcast during the season.

    You are currently viewing our community forums as a guest user.

    Create an Account or

    Having an account grants you additional privileges, such as creating and participating in discussions. Furthermore, we hide most of the ads once you register as a member!

Tim Dobbins meets Jay Cutler

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Joy Division, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. Joy Division

    Joy Division Slightly-known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    1,149
    Location:
    NorCal
    Ratings:
    +430 / 8 / -0
    This is a fun video for many reasons.
     
  2. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2006
    Messages:
    13,152
    Ratings:
    +1,614 / 49 / -6
    It would've been better if it were Brees taking the hit but he's to much of a puss.
     
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
  3. MadMike

    MadMike Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2006
    Messages:
    1,232
    Ratings:
    +452 / 2 / -1
    So would the rules braniacs answer a question for me? Tim Dobbins was fined 50k for this hit. The ruling on the field was offsetting penalties, Cutler threw an illegal forward pass beyond the LoS and Dobbins for the shot to the head. My understanding is that as soon as Cutler crosses the LoS he is a running back and all head shot crap is thrown out unless he slides. First, how can those be offsetting penalties if the first penalty basically negates the second one because he became a RB once crossing the line, and second, how can you fine someone for hitting him in the head when he is a RB past the LoS? Seems to me like running backs get hit in the head about 20 times a game and no fines are levied.
     
  4. Ikeman83

    Ikeman83 Werter Pöbel

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2012
    Messages:
    2,465
    Location:
    Newport, Rhode Island
    Ratings:
    +629 / 39 / -9
    I think the league looked at this as a headbutt, rather than a tackle, but I don't know.
     
  5. MadMike

    MadMike Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2006
    Messages:
    1,232
    Ratings:
    +452 / 2 / -1
    timd.jpg
    Yah, i'm wondering if they are calling him a defenseless player because he was in the act of throwing, but by that thinking, any time one of our RB's is crossing the LoS they could flash the ball like they are throwing and if they get hit in the head it would be a penalty. Seems like BS to me, and not just because I love seeing Cutler get blown up, especially by Dobbins who I still love. (See pic of me and crazy Tim Dobbns)
     
  6. Joy Division

    Joy Division Slightly-known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    1,149
    Location:
    NorCal
    Ratings:
    +430 / 8 / -0
    Hits to the head are technically not allowed in any situation.
    That play had a big impact on the outcome of the game.
    Cutler is still a punk.
     
  7. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog BoltTalker

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2008
    Messages:
    3,219
    Location:
    Golden Hill
    Ratings:
    +901 / 5 / -0
    From the film clip, it looks like Dobbins helmet sort of slid into Cutler's helmet with an abrupt stop. These refs had it all wrong...
     
  8. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2006
    Messages:
    18,238
    Location:
    San Diego, CA
    Ratings:
    +2,487 / 19 / -4
    It's never a bad thing to see him get his *** handed to him
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  9. Fouts

    Fouts Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2007
    Messages:
    985
    Location:
    La Jolla, CA
    Ratings:
    +161 / 3 / -0
    Seemed like a cheap shot to me, there I said it! :)
     
  10. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog BoltTalker

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2008
    Messages:
    3,219
    Location:
    Golden Hill
    Ratings:
    +901 / 5 / -0
    50 K is not cheap at all... That's more than I make in three years at the tire shop...
     
  11. powayslugger

    powayslugger 2014--- Bring on the Lombardi!

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2006
    Messages:
    900
    Ratings:
    +143 / 3 / -0
    "I don't often want a player to get lit up... put when I do, I prefer that it's Jay Cutler. Stay aggressive my friends."

    Cutler wasn't sliding and he wasn't defenseless. He just didn't look up and see Dobbins right smack in his face. Keep your head up Jay or these type of things can happen.
     
  12. MadMike

    MadMike Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2006
    Messages:
    1,232
    Ratings:
    +452 / 2 / -1
    Exactly my point, how does it become a foul to hit them hard if there past the line and not sliding?
     
  13. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog BoltTalker

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2008
    Messages:
    3,219
    Location:
    Golden Hill
    Ratings:
    +901 / 5 / -0
    ^^^ I guess the refs mistook him for Drew Brees...
     
    • Winner Winner x 1

Share This Page