Taylor Decker wasn’t at MetLife Stadium, but the injured Lions offensive tackle watched Detroit’s 24-10 win over the Giants.
Decker, who is out after suffering a shoulder injury in June, liked most of what he saw and heard, but there was one particular error by ESPN play-by-play announcer Sean McDonough that prompted the tackle to send a series of angry tweets.
“Obviously they miss Taylor Decker, their normal left tackle who is still out for a couple of weeks,” McDonough’s broadcast partner Jon Gruden said.
O: Do you feel any sort of pressure, as a young player, to get a championship for Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates, Brandon Mebane and some of the other older players before their careers end?
B: “Yeah, especially guys like Gates. You always want to see him reach that level and go out with a bang. It would be special to get them a Super Bowl ring.
“We’ve just got to keep fighting, find a way to finish games. At the end of the day, we’ve got to find a way to win those close games and we’ll be all right.”
O: As an Akron alum, what did it mean to see Jason Taylor go into the Hall of Fame this year?
B: “It means a lot. We knew it was a matter of time before he got in there. It means a lot to that whole program.”
With a backup quarterback the caliber of AJ McCarron it only makes sense Pittsburgh Penguins Cheap Jerseys that questions about a quarterback change would come up.
“I don’t think he’s taken a step back,” Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis Nike NFL Jerseys From China told reporters about Dalton after the game. “I think we have to continue to let Andy do his thing.”