If Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo was looking to get a rise out of the Patriots’ locker room, he failed miserably.
Ayanbadejo sent out a series of critical tweets during Sunday’s Patriots-Texans divisional round playoff game that took aim at Spygate, the Patriots’ infamous 18-1 season and New England’s decision to cut wide receiver Tiquan Underwood a day before the Super Bowl last season. The 10-year veteran also criticized the Patriots’ offense, calling it a “gimmick” for its up-tempo, hurry-up nature.
Ayanbadejo has since apologized for his Twitter antics, but the comments definitely add to an already intriguing AFC Championship matchup. Still, the Pats aren’t too concerned with what’s being said on social media.
“I can’t speak for everybody but me personally I’m not on the social network, Facebook, none of that,” Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib said after Sunday’s win over the Teaxans. “So that’s in one ear and out the other.”
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