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Earl Thomas Should Have Been Ejected for Launching Helmet Hit on Mason Rudolph

MIAMI, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 08:  Earl Thomas #29 of the Baltimore Ravens in action against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
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Mason Rudolph was knocked out cold on a hit from Brandon Carr and Earl Thomas, and by the way the NFL has been legislating helmet shots in recent years Thomas should have been ejected for the way he launched the crown of his helmet on the shot:

Thomas was flagged for roughing the passer on the play; this wasn't a severe enough penalty. He should have been thrown out of the game.