Apparently, boys will be boys - even in training camp.
According to The Tennessean, a brawl involving about 20 players broke out during the first day of padded practice in the Tennessee Titans camp on Saturday. The paper reports that "a scrap" between free safety Michael Griffin and wide receiver Michael Preston escalated into the showdown.
It reportedly started with Griffin grabbing wide receiver Nate Washington after a pass play. "The safety said he was trying to hold the receiver up, but there apparently was some miscommunication because Griffin and Preston soon were trading blows." Other players piled into the scuffle, right in front of a fence separating the field from the fans.
After things calmed down, the players dismissed the incident, though Griffin did admit it got out of control.
"It was a little scuffle," Preston told the paper. "It's part of football. It's going to happen sometimes when you're out there competing again...