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Chiefs offensive tackle Eric Winston sat at his locker and chose his words wisely following a 9-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens before an angry crowd at Arrowhead Stadium. And then he ripped into the Kansas City faithful for cheering Matt Cassel as he was knocked out of the game.
"We are athletes, OK? We are athletes. We are not gladiators. This is not the Roman Coliseum. People pay their hard-earned money when they come in here and I believe they can boo, they can cheer and they can do whatever they want, I believe that. We are lucky to play this game. People, it's hard to economic times, and they still pay the money to do this," Winston told media gathered around him.
Although Cassel turned the ball over four times in the loss, Winston defended his quarterback, who left the game with an injury. Cassel was replaced by Brady Quinn after suffering a head injury.
"When somebody gets hurt, there are long lasting ramifications to the game we play, long lasting ramif...
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Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Winston was furious that the fans cheered Matt Cassel's injury against the Ravens. See what he had to say about it here.
Matt Cassel has had his struggles this season, but Kansas City fans took it too far by cheering when he went down with injury. At least that's what Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston thought. Winston blasted the Chiefs fans when he met with the media after the game. "When you cheer somebody getting knocked out, I don't care who it is, and it just so happened to be Matt...
First it was radio hosts ranting against the Chiefs, now it's the Chiefs having a go at their own fans. Chiefs QB Matt Cassel was injured in the 4th quarter of Kansas City's 9-6 home loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Cassel left with a head injury after another a rough day at the office, throwing for just 92 yards and 2 INTs. As Cassel remained on the ground after a hit...
Chiefs Tackle Eric Winston Rips Fans For Cheering QB Cassel’s Injury -
Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel may not be very popular in the stands, but he still has support in the locker room. Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston took fans to task for cheering when Cassel left the game with a head injury. The veteran blocker called a group of reporters over, and said the following words,...
One of the day’s biggest stories coming out of Sunday’s NFL games is how Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston feels about a certain segment of his team’s fan base.
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel was knocked out of the game Sunday with a concussion, as he left the field fans at Arrowhead Stadium cheered.
Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston was not happy with the cheering fans and made it known after the game telling reporters:
“We are athletes, OK? We are athletes. We are not gladiators. This is not the Roman Coliseum. People pay...
Sports fans in Kansas City are back in the national spotlight.
Once again, it's a glaring one.
The latest flashpoint occurred Sunday, when Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Winston laid into a small percentage of Chiefs fans who cheered when embattled quarterback Matt Cassel sustained a concussion in the fourth quarter of a 9-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Winston called the...
After today’s loss to the Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Eric Winston ripped his own fans for cheering when quarterback Matt Cassel left the game with an injury.
Thanks to Arrow Head Pride, we have Winston’s entire rant below.
“We are athletes, OK? We are athletes. We are not gladiators. This is not the Roman Coliseum. People pay their hard-earned money when they...
KC Chief Eric Winston rips Chiefs fans for cheering Matt Cassel injury. You may have seen bits of this video -- it is well worth your 3 minutes.**Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to...Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
The Kansas City Chiefs loss again on Sunday. When quarterback Matt Cassel was injured fans cheered. Tackle Eric Winston is not happy with the fans reaction and had a few comments directed at them.
Cassel has been the target of much of the fans angst. He has not returned to the form he showed in 2010 and the Chiefs have no true viable backups on their roster.
Winston gathered with...