Monday, August 12, 2013

Eagles still moaning about way Pats practiced


Last week, Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Brandon Boykin said he felt bullied by the New England Patriots when the team's held joint practices prior to their preseason game.

Another Eagles defensive back is still talking about it.

“They came in here talking,” Williams told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “They had a lot of jokes and kikis, and laughs, and a lot of dirty plays that were going on.”

Williams was ejected from one of the practices for getting into a fight with Patriots rookie receiver Aaron Dobson. "There was a reason behind [why I got in a fight], a reason behind the madness," Williams said.

While the veteran cornerback's comments were certainly verbal jabs at New England, he showed as much, and maybe more, criticism for his own team. He said he doesn't think "there's anybody out there in the league that fears this defense," adding that he doesn't want to be a "doormat."

". . .it definitely would have been a different situation if it was in Baltimore," the former Raven said. "It wouldn’t have been a fun practice for the Patriots, I’ll tell you that.”

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his fellow first-teamers capped off a pair of 80-yard drives for scores in their 31-22 exhibition win over the Eagles Friday.

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