Oct 28, 2012; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush (22) stiff arms New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie (31) during the first half at MetLIfe Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE
Unfortunately for us, the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets are not likely to play each other again until next season. Over the past week or so the trash talk the two teams have traded has turned into a complete sideshow. That continued after Miami’s dominating 30-9 win on Sunday when Antonio Cromartie had some choice words for Reggie Bush.
Bush broke a 19-yard run in the first quarter and got into it with Cromartie ater the play. Cromartie head-butted Bush and was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct.
“I didn’t lose my composure, I was just telling him that he’s a punk,” Cromartie told reporters after the game according to ESPNNewYork.com. “That’s exactly what he is.
“I didn’t head-butt him. I pushed him first and then I head-butted him.”
Oh, well in that case…
After hearing that Bush also accused the Jets of laying down and giving up once they dug themselves into a hole, I’m sure Cromartie would think he’s even more of a punk. Antonio’s comments concluded a week in which people were called names and threats were flying all over the place. Roger Goodell is probably breathing a sigh of relief knowing the two teams won’t meet again this year unless a highly unlikely postseason matchup should arise. Everyone’s jaw muscles could use the rest.