Fighting Your Teammates Is Not A Great Way To Guarantee NFL Job Security
Former Cleveland Browns defensive back Calvin Pryor learned the hard way that fighting teammates is not a great move in the NFL.
Pryor was cut Thursday after fighting teammate Ricardo Louis.
Ricardo Louis survived the fight with Calvin Pryor. Here he is during practice today #Browns pic.twitter.com/onzFIeOY9N
— Daryl Ruiter (@RuiterWrongFAN) September 7, 2017
Sources: #Browns are expected to release S Calvin Pryor just a few days before the opener after a fight with a teammate before practice.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 7, 2017
That fight was the first I’ve noticed Calvin Pryor at all.
— Ken Carman (@KenCarman) September 7, 2017
#Browns WR Ricardo Louis, who reportedly fought with Calvin Pryor before practice, declined to comment on it. Pryor released pic.twitter.com/HgMbt7tKA1
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) September 7, 2017
I’ve played sports my whole life, and unlike Pryor, I actually won championships. I understand that tempers sometimes flare, and trash talking sometimes turns into punches being thrown.
It might be smart to think before throwing punches when there’s millions on the lines. There’s probably no reason to justify a fight that gets you thrown off of an NFL team. Pryor getting cut is also a sign this has happened before. I find it very hard to believe a football player is getting cut over one altercation. It’s also a pretty bad sign when even the Browns are so tired of your antics, they give you the boot to the curb.
Not a great look at all for Pryor. Now we’ll have to wait and see if anybody gives him another shot.
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