Thomas Davis is head hunting, but not in the dirty way. Davis spoke out against the notorious former New England Patriot and now NBC football analyst Rodney Harrison's recent comments suggesting Denver should intentionally try to injure Cam Newton.
Harrison, voted by his peers the league's dirtiest player on multiple occasions, has had it out for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. He's doubted them as a team, criticized their players, and just shown he personally dislikes the Panthers. This week, his comments went further than even the grittiest of NFL players are comfortable, stating:
Davis isn't the first Carolina Panther to speak on Harrison's dirty comments. Tight end Greg Olsen stated, "I didn't hear exactly what he said, but if it was how it's being portrayed, then I think that's uncalled for and somewhat embarrassing."
Currently, Harrison is trying to walk these comments back:
The fact that Thomas Davis felt compelled to address this says a lot. Harrison has tried to downplay the comments, advising the Panthers shouldn't pay attention to a guy like him onNBC, but on the upcoming Super Bowl. Harrison's voice is loud and he is a representative of the NFL even though he doesn't work for them directly. His financial livelihood is dependant on the game that first made him rich and famous to begin with. These endless negative talk about the Panthers and this openness about trying to injure a player intentionally reveals Harrison's true nature.
Carolina really shouldn't be the only team upset with these comments. In many ways, this implies that the only shot that the Bronco's have is by playing dirty, or in other words, cheating. Hey, he does know firsthand right?
By the Professor, aka Tony Dunn
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