Found October 17, 2011 on Shutdown Corner:
Miami-dolphins
  The message from former NFL official Jim Tunney to the officiating crew for Monday night's Jets vs. Dolphins game: treat it like any other game. Chances are though that no other Week 6 game featured a player threatening to get himself kicked out by the second quarter of the game. This past Thursday, Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall told the media he planned on playing like a "maniac." With his stated goal to "get thrown out by the second quarter," Marshall vowed everything from punching Bart Scott and Antonio Cromartie to throwing the ball into the stands. For Tunney, it wasn't anything that would change his approach to the game or preparation. "Treat it like any other game, don't give it any heed. If you do and you focus in on it, then you're likely to miss other things — other calls you should be making," Tunney told Yahoo! Sports. "Something like that, it's just talk hopefully. Players will do that and it is mainly t...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.