There was no more chippy game in the NFL this week than Jaguars-Texans.
We’ve already covered the complaints made by the Jaguars about the Texans’ low blocking, and Houston coach Gary Kubiak’s response. But it’s also worth pointing out that Texans tackle Duane Brown punched Jacksonville’s Clint Session in the gut during Sunday’s game.
As Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union notes, the video conclusively shows that Brown punched Session. And yet Brown gave an interview to 1560 The Game in which he denied that happened.
“It’s outrageous man,” Brown said. “Like I said I was coming in to help with the tackle after the fumble recovery. I was getting up, pushing off on my own leg to get up. One of his teammates came gave me a little shove. To catch my balance from falling back on him, I put my hand down and then as soon as I got my hand up, I hopped up. He even got up. He said nothing to me cause there was nothing done. People are trying to make a story out of it for whatever reason.”
People are making a story out of it because Brown did, in fact, throw a punch. Denying it won’t make the video evidence go away.