ESPN analyst and former linebacker Bart Scott said Cowboys star Micah Parsons in an attempt to provide insight into the dire situation after Bills safety Dumar Hamlin went down in Monday’s game against the Bengals. released a statement that drew the ire of fellow linebackers.
Scott told Stephen A. Smith on ESPN first take Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins dropped his helmet on Hamlin while trying to get through the safety of the Bills, seemingly blaming Higgins for Hamlin’s ensuing moment of cardiac arrest.
“Just before the tackle, [Higgins] Dropping the helmet, he throws his body inside [Hamlin’s] chest,” the former NFL linebacker told Smith. I didn’t expect to hit back. That’s one of the things you see as a linebacker.”
On Tuesday evening, Parsons made it clear that he was not happy with Scott’s comments.
“Seriously?!!!! Why let some people talk on TV?! You should try not to let some people cross the line or something, or even sit at the table!” Parsons murmured.
Scott also talked about how a defender’s chest is left exposed when a player, such as a running back, bows in anticipation of contact.
“They are [the NFL] We’ve taken it out of the game, but they’re not regulating it as much as possible,’ Scott said. .”
Scott spent 11 seasons in the NFL, playing for the Ravens and Jets, and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2006 with Baltimore.
Hamlin is sedated and in critical condition at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He spent Monday night in intensive care after suffering a cardiac arrest during the first quarter. monday night football.
Hamlin’s uncle Dorian Glenn said Tuesday evening. WIVB-TV in Buffalo Hamlin now has 50% oxygen, which was originally 100%.