The Cincinnati Bengals are coming off a physical loss to the Baltimore Ravens on “Thursday Night Football,” in which several notable players were injured. Ravens tight end Mark Andrews and Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow each suffered season-ending injuries, while others suffered less-serious ailments during the course of the divisional bout.
One player involved in several plays that resulted in injuries was Bengals linebacker Logan Wilson, leading some fans to speculate that he’s a “dirty player.” On Friday, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor stood up for his guy, and said it’s “completely reckless” to further the narrative that he’s out to injure opposing players.
“I do have one more thing I want to say, because one thing that’s frustrating was the narrative that’s been brought up about Logan Wilson,” Taylor said, via Pro Football Talk. “Logan is everything we want to be about, in the way he plays the game. He plays with a toughness and a physicality that is important to that position. It’s kind of been brought to my attention the narrative that’s out there right now, which I think is completely reckless. He plays the game the right way, and I think people have gotten ahead of themselves, labeling him a certain way, and it’s frustrating to see that because I know what he’s about and he plays the game the right way. It’s unfortunate when a player gets injured. But he’s a guy I’m very proud to coach, I’m proud to have as part of this team, but frustrating and a little bit maddening when you see the narrative that started running loose on him because that’s not the case at all.”
In the first quarter Thursday night, Wilson took down Andrews on a…
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Author : Jordan Dajani
Publish date : 2023-11-17 22:34:18
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