New England Patriot Brandon Meriweather is facing suspension for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Baltimore Raven Todd Heap on Sunday. Why? Well, not only was it pretty clear Meriweather led with his helmet, but he also doesn’t seem to think that he did anything wrong.
The NFL is listening, Brandon, so speak up.
Meriweather didn’t say a word to reporters after the game, but sure opened up during a WEEI radio appearance.
(Video of the hit after the jump.)
“Y’all got the stats, right?” he said to hosts Dale Arnold and Michael Holley on the Dale And Holley Show. “What was the stats after that hit, and before it? I think it was a lot better after than it was before it. So, you know, if, if, if that’s what we gotta do to, you know, get our team going, and to get our defense to be more aggressive, and be, you know, better on third down, then, you know, I’ll take it.
He sounds rather intelligent. He probably got so book smart after hitting so much stuff with his head. But, he’s probably right… I mean, going RIGHT after someone else’s head with your helmet seems like a great way to win games.
Oh, and get paralyzed.
Meriweather’s bravado notwithstanding, the NFL has been hinting that it may dole out some suspensions in addition to fines for players who made a litany of helmet-to-helmet hits this past weekend.
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