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Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham had strong words for all critics today, but he saved his most pointed comments for Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub.
After defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh kicked Schaub in the groin on Thanksgiving, Schaub told a Houston radio station Monday that he would not want Suh on his team and that he was not Houston Texan-worthy.
What is a Texan, anyhow? Cunningham scoffed, before he lit into Schaub.
You never make derogatory statements about another player and another team, Cunningham said. If you say that, then say it behind closed doors and keep it that way. But you dont come out in the paper and start saying things like that.
And, you know, Im sure Matts a great guy and he got caught up in the emotions. And Ill forgive him for it this time.
Suh took plenty of heat the past week for kicking an opponent in a second straight Thanksgiving game. But Cunningham said he was more than willing to defend Suh.
Any time you want me to, he said. I will forever. Theres no discussion on this defense. Shoot, who was it, (defense attorney) Melvin Belli? Im not as good as him, but Im pretty good at defending him.
I saw the play. I agree whoever said it on national TV that he has to have eyes in the back of his head. Thats the first thing I said. I thought I was ridiculous. Im so tired of having to say things like that, but its true.
I coach football for living, Ive done it for a long time. All kinds of things happen. He was trying to make a play and nobody talks about the guard talking him on the way to the quarterback. We get no call; they get a call or he gets a fine, whatever it was. Source: Detroit Free Press Attached Thumbnails
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