• Lavonte David: To me, he was in bounds

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 9, 2013
    When Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David shoved Jets quarterback Geno Smith out of bounds, the first guy I thought of was former Browns linebacker Dwayne Rudd. Smith was still in bounds when the hit was applied. It was an unfortunate end for David, who played a strong game otherwise, but Smith was out of bounds and that’s a call referees are going to make every time. It’s a difficult calculation to make when faced with an opponent running toward your end zone, but letting Smith stay in bounds would have a...
  • David’s gaffe comes from failure to understand the rules

    When Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David shoved Jets quarterback Geno Smith out of bounds, the first guy I thought of was former Browns linebacker Dwayne Rudd. It was, as it turns out, 11 years to the day since Rudd threw off his helmet to celebrate a W…

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