Shutdown Corner

  • Arian Foster gets pulled from game, pulls Sean Rodriguez on Gatorade jug

    Eric Edholm at Shutdown Corner11 hrs ago

    Houston Texans running back Arian Foster was drilled late in the second quarter on a hit from Indianapolis Colts linebacker D'Qwell Jackson.

    A hit that — replete with a blow to the head — screamed concussion test.

    Indeed, Foster came out of the game — for one play. He was back in (on his own volition?) the game and received the ball again, getting stopped for no gain, again by Jackson.

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    This time, Foster was informed he would not be returning to the contest until the proper, league-mandated concussion protocol was performed. Foster didn't like hearing this and decided he would do his best Sean Rodriguez impression, making it two days in a row where an athlete took out his frustration on a beverage trough.

    NOT AGAIN! Poor Gatorade.

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  • Jerry Jones doubles down on Greg Hardy's dumb 'guns blazing' comments

    Frank Schwab at Shutdown Corner21 hrs ago

    Before Wednesday, defensive end Greg Hardy hadn't spoken at length with the media since the Dallas Cowboys signed him, and now we know why.

    Hardy made some unbelievable comments on Wednesday. He said he would come out after his four-game suspension "guns blazing," an odd choice of words because he missed 15 games last season during a court battle in which he was accused of pushing his girlfriend on a bed full of weapons. Maybe you can chalk that up to a regrettable word choice on the fly, but then he made comments about Tom Brady's wife and her sister, which is out of line no matter what your line of work is.

    "I love seeing Tom Brady. You seen his wife? I hope she comes to the game," Hardy said. "I hope her sister comes to the game ..."

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