HOUSTON – After Houston Texan rookie defender Ross Blacklock was thrown towards the Ravens on Sunday for throwing a punch, teammate J.J. Watt referred to as it a “silly” and “egocentric” recreation.
“It is silly. It is egocentric,” mentioned Watt after the sport. “It was a silly recreation. It was egocentric. It is one thing – I imply, I’ve spoken to Ross earlier than and it makes me indignant. It is a very egocentric transfer. Late within the recreation, and it is silly, very silly, harm your workforce on this atmosphere for no motive. “
The punch wasn’t featured on the tv broadcast, and on Sunday night time Texan’s coach Invoice O’Brien mentioned he did not see what occurred. On Monday morning, O’Brien advised reporters that an officer advised him Blacklock had been thrown out for a blow.
“I spoke to him and did not see it on the tape,” mentioned O’Brien. “However I do know it occurred. So yeah, I talked to him.
“I simply know what the officer advised me. … I did not see it both, however the officer advised me he threw a punch, which you most likely already know. I am simply saying that the officer did it I mentioned, and we introduced it up, and we’ll deliver it up in the present day. “
The blow occurred in lower than 5 minutes within the fourth quarter, with the Texans following the Ravens 30-16. Baltimore gained 33-16 whereas Houston fell to 0-2.
Within the low season, Blacklock, a TCU second spherical hit, advised reporters that he was “solely in a position to play alongside him” [Watt] and play with him it is an honor. I attempt to study as a lot as I can whereas I am right here and whereas he is right here. “