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NFL targets Jets special teams coach

Posted on: December 21, 2010 5:10 pm
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Posted by Josh Katzowitz

In the wake of the Sal-Alosi-tripping-Nolan-Carroll incident, Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff – who came off as a pretty cool guy on “Hard Knocks” – claimed (and rightfully so) that other teams pull similar stunts on their sidelines (though, perhaps not as blatantly as the Jets and not as caught on national TV).

But Westhoff might have gone a step too far when he accused the Patriots of skirting the line on unethical, if not illegal, play.

Said Westhoff during a recent radio interview: "Well, if you watch (the Patriots), their defense when the opponents’ punt team is out there, they’re up there pretty close to the line so it looks like they are trying to do it. Now are they doing anything illegal? Are they tripping anybody? Heck no. I’m not saying that. That’s not the point. But, yeah, they’re lined up there. Is it making a difference? I don’t know.”

Now, the NFL is investigating the comment, because, in the NFL, it’s frowned upon to accuse another team of rule-breaking without producing proof.

"It’s something that we’re looking into, our staff has been looking into and I expect to get a report within the next day or so," commissioner Roger Goodell said, via the Boston Globe.

All of this serves as a reminder. If you mess with the Belichick, you get the horns.

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Comments

Since: Aug 7, 2009
Posted on: December 21, 2010 11:27 pm
 

Hey Westhoff ...

... its the coverup that usually gets you.



Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: December 21, 2010 10:15 pm
 

NFL targets Jets special teams coach

What are you- Five?



Since: Oct 26, 2006
Posted on: December 21, 2010 8:48 pm
 

NFL targets Jets special teams coach

You may hate the Jets but everybody hates Bellacheat and the Patriots!



Since: Aug 10, 2007
Posted on: December 21, 2010 8:20 pm
 

NFL targets Jets special teams coach

All of this serves as a reminder. If you mess with the Belichick, you get the horns.

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hey numbnuts - is this the same Belichick that Goodell gave the largest fine in NFL History to?

Yea, thought so.



Since: Jan 19, 2009
Posted on: December 21, 2010 7:37 pm
 

NFL targets Jets special teams coach

Westhoff is really just coming across as a whiner here who's crying over the proverbial spilt milk.  He should just keep his mouth shut and be thankful that there isn't any further investigation into the sideline tripping incident because at that point he may have more to worry about than the Patriots.



Since: Dec 21, 2010
Posted on: December 21, 2010 7:17 pm
 

NFL targets Jets special teams coach

I hate the Jets!


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