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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska safety Nate Gerry was ejected from back-to-back games last season because officials ruled he targeted receivers above the shoulders when tackling them.

The rugby-inspired tackling method that has transformed the way the Seattle Seahawks and some major college teams play football is now being offered as a comprehensive online training program by Seattle-based Atavus...

September 9, 2015 - Seattle was already an epicenter for rugby-inspired tackling methods. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll champions the cause with his “Hawk Tackle” video, and Washington coaches, after experimenting with some...

Seattle was already an epicenter for rugby-inspired tackling methods. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll champions the cause with his “Hawk Tackle” video, and Washington coaches, after experimenting with some rugby drills in the...

Rugby-inspired tackle program for coaches built off work with Seattle Seahawks

In response to Football’s evolution to a game of greater speed and spread offenses and the sport’s increased call for safety in tackling,...

By BEN SHPIGEL JAN. 30, 2015 – PHOENIX — Rocky Seto is the Seattle Seahawks’ defensive passing game coordinator.