And Here’s Your First Fan Fight of the NFL Season. Thanks Cleveland! (Video)
Nick Mangold Cheap Shot Nearly Starts a Brawl During Jets-Pats Game (GIF)
Last night’s Thursday Night Football match-up between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium was an ugly one in several areas, from the Jets’ four turnovers and Brady’s 49% completion percentage, to the torrential downpour that soaked the field throughout the second half.
And perhaps the ugliest moment of all from last night’s game came during the final minutes, as Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib was on the receiving end of a late hit to the knees from Jets offensive lineman Nick Mangold following an interception that sealed the Patriots’ 13-10 victory.
That cheap shot led to a skirmish between players from both teams, resulting in the ejections of Jets’ offensive linemen D’Brickashaw Ferguson and Willie Colon. Check it out:
In case you were wondering, these two AFC East rivals meet again on October 20th in New York. It should be interesting.