Robert Griffin III Says St. Louis Rams Play Dirty, Steven Jackson Says, Well, Maybe

When last we left the asinine locker-room-material story generator, Robert Griffin III said the St. Louis Rams played dirty football in their 31-28 win over the Washington Redskins. In most places this kind of character-impugning might be met with a sniffy denial or a roll of the eyes at sore-loser-dom in general, but this is the hyper-aggressive NFL, and Steven Jackson is Steven Jackson. So the Rams' ostensibly injured running back responded by ragging on the Big 12:

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Griffin, of course, probably knew this, since he's now allowed to be paid for driving millions of eyeballs to advertisements about buffalo wings and cars or whatever, instead of funneling that money directly into a university's drooling maw.

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But I'm not sure what else he hoped to achieve in making his original comments. Does he not know, by now, that the biggest compliment you can pay a football player at this point in the evolution of NFL culture is that he Plays Dirty? Playing dirty is practically the ideal of professional sports at this point.

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