Bengals criticize Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter
CINCINNATI (AP) Bengals players aren't happy with Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter, who was on the field in the closing minutes of Pittsburgh's 18-16 playoff victory and wound up in the middle of an altercation.
Players and coaches from both teams were on the field after Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict hit Antonio Brown in the head following an incompletion, leaving the receiver dazed on the ground.
Bengals cornerback Adam ''Pacman'' Jones went after Porter and drew a penalty that set up the winning field goal.
Left tackle Andrew Whitworth said on Monday that he respects the Steelers, but not Porter. He said the former linebacker ''just doesn't have a lot of class'' and should be held to a higher standard as a coach.
Andrew Whitworth: "I hugged Mike Tomlin after the game, we apologized for the way it was played. I have a lot of... https://t.co/EMKZhbUGbQ— Coley Harvey (@ColeyHarvey) January 11, 2016
No Christmas cards will be exchanged between #Bengals, Joey Porter. DC Paul Guenther: "Porter an embarrassment to the coaching profession."— Paul Dehner Jr. (@pauldehnerjr) January 11, 2016
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