It might have been the defining aspect of New England’s 21-12 win over the Chargers, but San Diego center Nick Hardwick was none too impressed with a Patriots defense that clamped down in the red zone during yesterday’s AFC title game.
Or, more to the point, let’s just say he was a tad unhappy with defensive end Richard Seymour.
“Richard Seymour is the biggest (expletive) I've ever come across in football,” Hardwick said. “They've got 10 good football players on that team. Richard Seymour is a dirty, cheap little pompous (expletive).
“He's cheap and dirty, and the head man just let him get away with it the whole time. They've got 10 great players, and when Jarvis Green is on the field they have 11 great players that compete how you're supposed to compete. But that Richard Seymour is the biggest (expletive) I've ever played.
“Head-slapping, foot-stomping in the pile, running by and throwing punches in your back late. He's a (expletive).”