Well he has a point. Of course no one should be trying to hurt other players, but if you remember the 2002 Superbowl between the Rams and Patriots, the Patriots actually beat a far superior Rams team by playing a very physical game. The Rams receivers knew that everytime they caught the ball they were going to take a beating, and that successfully slowed down that high powered Rams offense and caused them to make mistakes. The Niners should employ similar tactics, although I don't believe that the Saints are a far superior team in this case.
I may not like Romo as a human being however.... He's spot on. On defense, those guys need to play with a short fuse. We cannot let the visiting team come into our house in the playoffs and throw the ball all over our field. Any receivers crossing our middle needs to be layed out... period. That's how Lott played the game and that is what we must do. As for Brees, if he holds on to the ball more than 1.5 seconds he needs to be hit... hard. No dirty play but absolute kill shots. Put these guys out of the game.
Seriously though, we wouldnt want the D to put them in hospital, thats the easy way out, we want these guys to suffer for the entire game to the point where we see Brees snap the ball, turn to hand it off to Sproles only for Sproles to pull out the old 'im tying my shoelaces' trick.
I think it was the Saints SB run during the playoffs where the Saints D were very physical and the refs were just letting them play. I remember a opposing QB getting ruffed up a bit, might have been Favre? Maybe this is where Romo is coming from with his statement, or its just Romo being Romo.
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