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Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

Posted on: October 14, 2011 11:02 am
Edited on: October 14, 2011 11:03 am
MarshallPosted by Josh Katzowitz

Brandon Marshall hasn’t had much to say this season. He’s caught 22 passes, tied for 29th in the NFL, and considering the Dolphins receiver plays for a winless team, there hasn’t been a reason for Marshall, who’s known for his controversies and who admitted this summer to suffering from borderline personality disorder, to make some kind of outrageous statement.

Until this week when he had a few incendiary comments to make when talking about his team’s upcoming matchup with the Jets on Monday night.

Brandon, the mic is all for you.

“I think the past four games have been tough for me, trying to control some things, and, hey man, I’m just going to let it out,” Marshall said, via the Miami Herald.

“I don’t care if I have two, three cameras on me. I don’t care if I have penalties. It doesn’t matter; I’m going to let it all out. I don’t care what you guys write or what the commentators say. I’m just going to play football. That’s what I’m best at. I’m best when I play emotional. I’m best when I play with passion. You guys are going to see that on Monday Night Football. I don’t know if it’s throwing a football 15 yards in the bleachers, or getting a 15-yarder [penalty], or punting the ball and getting thrown out of the game. But something is going to happen. I’ll probably get kicked out after the second quarter.”

Marshall, by the way, repeated the assertion that he was probably going to be ejected by the second quarter four times. Reporters asked him if he was just kidding around.

Marshall's controversies
I’m not joking. I’m serious,” he said. “They want to fine me, hit me with a $50,000 fine. I’m going to play. The quarter and a half I’m out there, I’m going to play like a monster. I might get into a fight with Bart Scott. [Antonio] Cromartie, we pretty much matured our relationship a little bit. We used to fight in Denver and San Diego. If that happens, it happens. We’ll see.”

Dolphins PR tried to end the interview twice with reporters, but Marshall -- god love him -- kept talking. According to reports, Marshall wasn’t upset or angry. He was matter of fact (which, when you think about it, might be the scariest part of all).

Coach Tony Sparano said he thought Marshall was half-kidding and that Marshall probably was referring to his passion as a pass-catcher and a blocker. But, um, I don’t know about that.

“Football for me has just been too easy,” Marshall said. “I’m saying that in a humble way, if that’s possible. I’ve been blessed with a gift. I’m not going to overthink this thing. I’m just going to go out there, play ball, play with passion, play with aggression out there. My goal is to get thrown out midway through the second quarter. Hopefully, I achieve that -- whatever it takes -- if that’s what I need to get the season going.”

Hey, whatever works.

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Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: October 15, 2011 5:21 am

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

Brandon Marshall is an idiot and he plays for an idiot Dolphins team and there fans so his getting even stupider by the year now.

Since: Oct 4, 2009
Posted on: October 15, 2011 1:33 am

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

Marshall's just on the "Suck for Luck" bandwagon now. Gotta keep himself occupied until 2012 though. Cool

Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: October 14, 2011 11:16 pm

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

Brandon Marshall is great at shooting off at the mouth I see he is still the same fool. Im not joking if he gets ejected I am sure the fine will be hefty. The NFL will warn him and if he gets tossed he will be fined. who is worst Randy Moss Chad Johnson Brandon Marshall ???

Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: October 14, 2011 11:11 pm

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

Sounds like someone is trying to get anybody interested in this least until halftime!!

Since: Aug 8, 2009
Posted on: October 14, 2011 7:03 pm

Marshall: I'll suck like a monster, get ejected

They would hand Brandon Marshall a microphone more often to make more comments but he keeps dropping it. The Jets are in a tailspin, unlike the Dolphins who haven't gotten the plane out of the hanger, let alone off the ground. A tailspin would be a step up for Miami but don't give up hope. The Dolphins will win 3 or 4 games just in time to miss out on Andrew Luck.

Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: October 14, 2011 6:04 pm

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

lmao...ha ha ha Brandon! This is great stuff! Just what the Dolphins need. Wow!

Since: Jun 22, 2009
Posted on: October 14, 2011 5:08 pm

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

If anyone is questioning the likelihood of this actually coming to fruition, this is a dude whose girlfriend/fiancee/wife has called the cops a reported "about 11 times" for domestic violence issues.  That's not to mention his multiple citations for alcohol-related driving offenses.  And the kicker - Marshall's wife STABBED HIM earlier this year.  So, yeah, I fully anticipate him getting thrown out in the second quarter.  To call what he has "borderline personality disorder" seems to be absolute misuse of the word "borderline".

Since: Feb 13, 2008
Posted on: October 14, 2011 4:43 pm

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

I agree with the playing like a monster, but no to get ejected.  That does nothing to help the team and doesn't supports his raves about his "gift".  Marshall is one of the elite sized WR's in the NFL that are game changers.  The entire Miami team, as well as over 50% of NFL players, need to focus on their skills and talent and showing it on the field, rather than being overpaid little b1tches that forgot they use to play for free.  There IS hella talent out there that'd love to step into some players shoes and play with heart....but do they have the elite skills?  Stay cool Brandon, distract the defense and help your team win in the 4th quarter, if nessecary.

Since: Apr 19, 2008
Posted on: October 14, 2011 4:17 pm

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

I repect that he's trying to inspire passion in a lack luster team... what do you expect from him... I pretty sure as a liberal studies major??? that his minor wasn't  motivational / sports psychology.  He's doing it the the only way he knows how.  Play with passion and lead by example.   Unfortunately the way he is going about reminds me of the Charge of the Light Brigade. Gallant ... but stupid.

Since: Sep 7, 2011
Posted on: October 14, 2011 4:08 pm

Marshall: I'll play like a monster, get ejected

This moron's probably going to start a fight with himself he's such a head case!  Bottom of society right here folks!

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