The NFL made it perfectly clear how they will respond to any players or coaches who place an emphasis on trying to go out of their way to injure opposing players or who condone that sort of bounty mentality. Just ask the New Orleans Saints. They would now like to make it equally as clear that they will investigate any comment they feel could be construed as any sort of poor motivation by coaches regarding hits to the other team’s players.
Jerry Gray and the Tennessee Titans are about to find out how serious the NFL is going to take this going forward.
The NFL is looking into comments by Gray to the media concerning how he coaches and motivates his defense. After hearing what he said, it should come as no surprise.
“If you are worrying about that, you are not going to go out and try and blow the guy up,” Gray told the Tennessean on Thursday. “Great football players have to put that out of their mind. You have to say, ‘This is my territory between the numbers, and if you throw the foo...