Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 2/6/12
By Bruce Lerch Patriots safety James Ihedigbo was one of two Patriots to make himself available to the media upon the team’s return to Gillette Stadium this afternoon after losing to the Giants, 21-17, last night in the Super Bowl. One of the first questions the UMass product was asked was in regard to the finger-pointing taking place in the media, most notably in the direction of Wes Welker. Ihedigbo cut off the end of the question and quickly defended his teammate. “You can never point fingers at anyone,” Ihedigbo said. “You look at the plays that he’s made all year long to put us in this position and how hard played that game and how hard he prepared that game. Across the board, we wanted it just as bad they did. They just made some key plays there at the end and came out on top so hats off to them.” Ihedigbo was also asked if he felt the Pats much-maligned defense held its own. (more…)
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