Punching tackle includes a slip sinker weighing between one and two ounces and pegged on the line; a specially-designed punching skirt that slides on the line and helps camouflage the lure; a straight shank 5/0 hook, and a large soft plastic bait, like a worm or creature bait, rigged Texas style. It’s a bulky package and pros like Lintner use long, medium-heavy action rods and 65-pound test braided line to fish it.
Amazingly, it comes in the form of a new way to stop opponents - the punch tackle. Thomas debuted the move on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons and their very unlucky running back, Devonta Freeman. Scroll down to see the clip.
This is officially the greatest tackle in the history of football. Sorry, . Sorry, . Sorry, . Those were all great efforts, but you’re not beating the punch tackle.