The Broncos are doing a whole lot of complaining about someone they perceive to be a complainer.
Yesterday, Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall said Rob Gronkowski is hard to cover because he pushes off. Today, Antonio Smith and Malik Jackson both sounded off on Tom Brady, basically calling him a crybaby.
We'll start with Smith:
“That would be an accurate statement. I’ve never seen any quarterback look to the referee right after he gets sacked more than Brady,” Smith said, via the Colorado Springs Gazette. “Every time he gets sacked he looks at the ref like, ‘You see him sack me? Was that supposed to happen? He did it a little hard. Please throw a 15-yard penalty on him. Get him fined.'”
Smith went on to give Brady a nice backhanded compliment.
“He’s not going to rattle just because you hit him hard. I’ve tried over the years,” Smith said. “That’s what D-linemen think: ‘The harder you hit the quarterback, the better it will make it on the secondary.’ With Brady, he’s a great competitor. You know it’s coming. He’s going to cry about getting hit, but he’s going to take the hit and keep going.”
Here's what Jackson had to say:
Broncos DE @TheMalikJackson tells PFT Live (@ProFootballTalk) that Tom Brady is a "whiner" who "definitely throws temper tantrums."— Christopher Price (@cpriceNFL) January 19, 2016
Cool. The Broncos keep talking (crying), the Patriots just get new bulletin board material to work with this week. To quote Brian Fantana from "Anchorman" - "sixty percent of the time, it works every time."
I like how this week is going so far.
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