Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 12/16/12

Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Adam Hayward crossed a line on Sunday when he got too physical with one of his coaches. Following a penalty committed by the Bucs defense in the second quarter, Hayward could be seen in the face of defensive assistant coach Bryan Cox. When Cox pushed him aside, Hayward came back and pushed his coach in the chest. Hayward then got in Cox’s face while the coach pointed his finger back. Cox was known as one of the toughest linebackers in the game during his 12-year career. That sort of disrespectful behavior certainly won’t fly with Cox, and it likely won’t fly with the organization, either. Video via The Big Lead

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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