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An injured Dustin Keller#81 of the Miami Dolphins is carted off the field as Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger #36 speaks with an official during a preseason game at Reliant Stadium on August 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Confusion Over NFL Tackling Rules

Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller suffered a serious injury when he was hit in the knees following a reception in a game against the Houston Texans. The player who hit him, Texan safety D.J. Swearinger, suggested rule changes outlawing hits to the head have forced defenders to target the knees when tackling.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/22/2013

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Daily Madden: Is Tackling Making A Comeback?

John Madden watched three NFL pre-season games Thursday night, and was delighted to spot a trend.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2013

Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins celebrates a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the season opener at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 9, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is RG III The Future Of The NFL?

In Monday night’s 17-16 victory over the New York Giants, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III set an NFL rushing record for a rookie QB.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/04/2012

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Bad Tackling

Best of John: John Madden says it’s an epidemic. In general, NFL players don’t tackle as well as they used to.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/25/2011

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