Originally written December 04, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
New York Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph got into an altercation with Redskins offensive lineman Will Montgomery and admits he almost stomped on him. With 6:56 left in the third, Redskins tailback Alfred Morris rushed the ball down the sideline to the Giants nine, then had the ball punched out by linebacker Chase Blackburn. Giants linebacker Keith Rivers pounced on the ball, but as players piled on top of him, Joseph and Redskins lineman Will Montgomery got into a minor altercation. Joseph appeared to pull Montgomery’s leg from the pile, and the lineman kicked at Joseph. It looked as if Joseph stomped on Montgomery in retaliation, but he said he did not. “It took me everything not to hit him back, because I didn’t want to hurt the team, I didn’t want to get fined,” Joseph said. “I started (to stomp), then I stopped.” Joseph drew an unnecessary roughness penalty on the play, as did Redskins OL Kory Lichtensteiger, who was also involved in an altercation on the play. The penalties were offsetting. Joseph does not want to stop an opposing player or else he’ll be labeled as another Ndamukong Suh.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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