Oct 13, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Tennessee Titans safety Bernard Pollard (31) during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks defeated the Titans 20-13. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Bernard Pollard gets flagged for perfectly clean hit (GIF)

Tennessee Titans safety Bernard Pollard has a reputation around the league as a heavy-hitter and player that will make you pay for coming across the middle, and that is likely why he earned a flag for a big hit on Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker on Sunday afternoon.

Pollard laid Decker out with a perfectly clean hit after leading with his shoulder, but the referees threw a penalty for a helmet-to-helmet blow and hitting a defenseless receiver. It’s a shame that these calls aren’t reviewable, because the penalty was a costly one for Tennessee.

Here is a look at the hit:

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