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Yesterday during the AFC Championship game between the Ravens and Patriots, Ravens safety Bernard Pollard delivered the knockout blow to New England’s Super Bowl chances when he knocked Stevan Ridley out the game with a vicious shot.
Pollard who could be referenced to as the Patriot killer for taking out so many Pats over the years, understands it’s a game, and told CSNNE that “he hopes Ridley will be alright.”
“He got loose, and for me, as a safety, our job is to take down a guy,” said Pollard after the Ravens’ 28-13 win over the Patriots. “If you get to our level, we’ve got to hit you. I got a chance to kind of unload. But nevertheless, in the moment we’re competitive and everything else, but right now, we’ve just got to hope he’s okay.”
Pollard was asked about the fact that he again took out another Patriot’s player. Pollard did his best to take the high road.
“I don’t think about that,” said Pollard after the win. “This is football, man. And me, as a player, I might laugh and do everything else in the moment, be excited and ready to go. But when it’s all said and done, I really hope their guys are okay.”
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Bernard Pollard of the Baltimore Ravens got in the way of Patriots running back Stevan Ridley, and one of the more scary helmet to helmet collisions occurred. Stevan Ridley lowered his head directly impacting Pollard’s and immediately Stevan’s body went limp and hit the ground. The ball also dropped out of his hands causing a fumble on the play. Ridley was down on the turf...
In retrospect, it does look like Brady went a little high with his slide. You make the call dirty or not?
Here is what Patriot Killer Bernard Pollard had to say.
“You’ve got to keep them legs down,” said Pollard. “You’ve go to keep the legs down. We all know and understand what’s going on there. And as a quarterback, when you go to slide, we’re taught . . . we can’t...
Patriots RB Stevan Ridley wears interesting post game outfit
I know New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley suffered a head injury in Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, and I take no delight in that, but….this post game get up? What was he thinking?
Verrrrrry interesting, to say the least.
Ridley wore a blue grown folks onesie, a pair of white moon...
New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley was knocked out of last week’s AFC title game with a head injury.
Today Ridley posted a message on his Twitter page that he’s fine.
Post Nap Speech: Hundreds of texts, multiple voicemails, and a “wicked” amount of tweets. Thank you all for the love and support. I am ok!!!
— Stevan Ridley (@StevanRidley) January 21, 2013
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A key play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game cost the New England Patriots both the ball and the services of running back Stevan Ridley. Ridley was ruled to have fumbled after a helmet-to-helmet collision with Ravens safety Bernard Pollard early in the fourth quarter, and Baltimore's Arthur Jones came away with the ball. Ridley was on the ground for more than a minute...
Baltimore Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard thinks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady should be punished by the NFL for a dangerous play during Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Brady lifted his right leg and struck Ravens free safety Ed Reed in the leg while sliding on a bootleg. The veteran defensive back was slowing down to avoid hitting Brady. According to the...
First let me say that it was a fun ride this season, and at the beginning of the year I did not expect to even be in this game. However, I did expect to win it all when the playoffs began because the Patriots were healthy, so it was still a disappointment. Once again, I'm hearing, "If only Welker caught that pass." This, of course, makes Wes Welker the scapegoat again...
A Rabbit Punch has two meanings, both of which describe the nature of the article. 1. A series of fast punches. 2. An illegal punch to the back of the head between the skull and the first vertebrate that can cause permanent damage to the nerves or death.
One game left. Two games to make jokes about in the books from this weekend. This can only mean one thing for Rabbit Punches; just...
Yesterday, Bernard Pollard implied that Tom Brady should be fined for kicking Ed Reed in the umm groin area on a slide. Today, it appears as if the NFL is looking into it.
JUST IN - Tom Brady is being reviewed by league officials for his slide/kick in AFC Championship (via @edwerderespn)
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 22, 2013
To me, it looked completely accidental...
Alright, I've been trying to hold it in and ignore it as best I can all day, but I have to vent. Last night's game has been bothering the **** out of me all day, as I'm sure it has for all true, die-hard Patriots fan, and I need to talk about what pissed me off and confused me most about last night's because I haven't been able to express emotion since screaming...