Warren Sapp weighs in on Peyton Manning, blindside hits
NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp joined the show to talk about the Panthers-Giants game and look ahead to this weekend’s game.
Sapp weighed in on Peyton Manning. Dan asked what he saw last week against Atlanta. “You saw some ducks,” Sapp said. “Some balls you don’t normally see from Peyton Manning.”
Sapp also weighed in on the Golden Tate fine. He said that he has no problem with Tate hitting Sean Lee. Sapp said the problem was Dallas’ DeMarcus Ware losing contain on a mobile quarterback.
Sapp compared it to his infamous hit on Chad Clifton and whether he would have been fined for it. “The one with me and Chad Clifton,” Sapp said, “that was away from the play. If that happens today, yes.”
Sapp said he shouldn’t be faulted, because he was just playing football. Sapp said look at the famous Chuck Bednarik hit on Frank Gifford. That’s immortalized and it wasn’t necessarily a hit that he could get away with now.
Sapp commented on Robert Griffin III saying the Rams took some unprofessional shots. Sapp said it’s true, the Rams were hitting him after the whistle.