Anthony Barr responds to accusations regarding hit on Aaron Rodgers: ‘I’m not a dirty player’
Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr defended himself Friday against accusations that his hit that injured Aaron Rodgers was dirty or illegal, but he understands why Packers players and coaches would hold that opinion.
Barr went on to wish Rodgers a fast recovery and say he has nothing but respect for one of his “favorite players to compete against.” Barr also said he gets McCarthy’s point of view.
Thomas tweeted an update after the game, saying he would undergo an MRI on Monday. The tests confirmed the extent of the damage and he was placed on injured reserve.
“(I told him) that I love him and I appreciate everything that he is,” coach Hue Jackson said after the game. “I promised him that when he’s back, if he’s back, that we’re going to get this thing figured out because he is Cleveland Browns football. He is a guy that keeps us all going and moving forward. We owe him more than what we have given him thus far. That is for sure.
The Patriots go into the rematch at 4-2, still in fine shape in their quest to repeat as AFC and Super Bowl champions. The Falcons, despite consecutive home losses to the Bills and Dolphins, are 3-2 and in solid position to vie for a second consecutive NFC title. But regardless of Sunday’s outcome, neither team can expect to get to Super Bowl LII if they don’t fix major issues on different sides of the ball.
For five games now, Chicago has limited its opponents to 300 yards of offense or less. Impressive a stat as that is, it’s even more jaw-dropping when you consider the quarterbacks New York Jets Cheap Jerseys the Bears faced during the stretch.
Cam Newton, a former MVP. Joe Flacco, a Super Bowl MVP. Rodgers, both a two-time league NBA Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping MVP and Super Bowl MVP. Ben Roethlisberger, a two-time Super Bowl champ.
Of that illustrious group, Rodgers was the only one of the bunch the Bears couldn’t contain.