ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Rex Ryan is challenging the NFL to consider ejecting players for blindside hits to the head such as the one by Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry that leveled Buffalo safety Aaron Williams.
Ryan called Landry’s hit “dirty” and “deliberate,” while saying on-field officials made the right call in flagging the player for unnecessary roughness. Ryan then went further in questioning why the league doesn’t adopt college football’s policy and have such hits reviewed to determine whether they merit an ejection.
Ryan spoke Monday, a day after Williams was hurt and taken to the hospital during Buffalo’s 28-25 loss to the Dolphins. Williams was cleared to travel home with the Bills and attended team meetings Monday.
His status, however, is uncertain for Buffalo’s game against New England on Sunday.
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