Cowboys Star Slams Bart Scott for Blaming Tee Higgins for Damar Hamlin’s Cardiac Arrest
Bart Scott, an ESPN analyst and former linebacker, attempted to give insight into the terrifying situation surrounding Bills safety Damar Hollin following Monday’s collapse against the Bengals. This statement drew the ire a Cowboys star Micah Parsons.
Scott spoke to Stephen A. Smith via ESPN’s First Take Tee Higgins, a Bengals wide receiver, lowered his helmet into Hamlin as he tried to drive through safety. This seemed to be a way for Higgins to take some responsibility for Hamlin’s cardiac arrest moments later.
“Right before you tackle [Higgins] He lowers his helmet, and he throws his body into the air. [Hamlin’s] Smith was told by the ex-NFL linebacker that he had a chest injury. “He’s standing up because Tee Higgins is chasing him at an angle to make tackles, so he didn’t expect Tee Higgins’ body to launch into him. It’s one you would see as a linebacker.
Parsons made it clear that he was leaving Tuesday evening.Scott’s comments made me unhappy.
“Yoo, are we serious? Why do we allow some people to speak on television? Although it was a rare incident, blaming another player is crazy! They should make some of them go over lines or give them a place at the table. Tweet.
Scott also spoke out about how players who expect contact (such as running backs) lower their heads, leaving defenders exposed in the chest area.
“They’ve [the NFL] Scott stated that they have taken it out of the game but don’t regulate as much as they can.” “I expect that the league will be much more vigilant when it involves that and using that penalty.”
Scott played 11 seasons in the NFL for the Ravens as well as the Jets. He was a Pro Bowler for Baltimore in 2006.
Hamlin Sedated and in critical condition at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. After suffering cardiac arrest in the first quarter, he was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for Monday night.Monday Night Football.
Hamlin’s uncle Dorrian Glenn spoke earlier Tuesday evening.WIVB-TV in Buffalo Hamlin now has 50% oxygen, after initially being on 100%.
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