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Packers' Safeties OK with Hit on Finley

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As Jermichael Finley recovers in the hospital from a on-field collision, Packer Report caught up with three of the four safeties on the roster following Wednesday's practice. They share their views on Browns safety Tashaun Gipson's hit on Finley and the challenge of making a legal, safe tackle.

Life is tough for NFL safeties these days. With the league's new rules on player safety and trying to limit concussions, playing aggressively and trying to dislodge the ball from a receiver with a big hit almost certainly will draw a penalty. Such was the case on Sunday at Lambeau Field, when the unfortunate result of a collision between Cleveland Browns safety Tashaun Gipson and Green Bay...

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