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Jason Babin is still mad at the Seahawks

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Defensive end Jason Babin has become one of the few fully-functioning floats in the Dream Team parade.  With 10 sacks in 11 games, Babin has made mincemeat of opposing offensive lines from his intimidating, low-to-the-ground stance.

Just before Babin signed with the Eagles, he joined PFT Live to discuss his options in free agency, pointing out that during his time in Seattle he barely played, due to a disconnect between former G.M. Tim Ruskell and former head coach Mike Holmgren.  Now that the Eagles are planning to play the Seahawks, Babin acknowledges that he still holds a grudge.

“It’s not easy going to a new place and not being wanted and kind of treated badly and have your assistant coach not talk to you and your head coach you tell you, ‘Oh, I didn’t want you.’  So it’s tough,” Babin said, via PhillySportsDaily.com.

So what does he have in mind?  “I’m just going to let them know that I didn’t forget,” Babin said.

On Twitter, Babin said he’s “[r]eady to show my distain [sic] for Seattle, they treated the Babin family bad.”  Babin added the hashtags “BlameMikeH” and “SinsOfTheFather.”

The latter point reflects Babin’s realization that the only common thread in Seattle is the owner.  Holmgren is long gone, as is Ruskell.  So there’s no one left with whom to be upset.

But with a 4-7 record, motivation is hard to come by.  So if it gets Babin’s motor running, that’s fine by us.

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33 Responses to “Jason Babin is still mad at the Seahawks”
  1. radrntn says: Nov 29, 2011 1:47 PM

    gee two birds playing each other that can’t fly….looks like they have had their wings clipped this season.

    Having Nnamdi play zone is a joke.

  2. joetoronto says: Nov 29, 2011 1:49 PM

    Thanks to Pete again for Aaron Curry, dude is getting better and better every game.

    He was an absolute star last game.

    Pete, you da man.

  3. greenbleeder says: Nov 29, 2011 1:49 PM

    Love the sacks.

    Now just make a tackle.

    E-A-g-l…. oh, forget it.

  4. brennankm46 says: Nov 29, 2011 1:50 PM

    Wasn’t Babin still mad at the way the Bears blocked him a few weeks ago?

    Let it go, dude.

  5. schmitty2 says: Nov 29, 2011 1:52 PM

    wow..get over it buddy

  6. citynative says: Nov 29, 2011 1:58 PM

    Last week was the Har-Bowl. Us this Thursday Night the Never-Won-A-Super-Bowl?

  7. dawkinseffect says: Nov 29, 2011 1:59 PM

    10 sacks means nothing when you only have 29 tackles…try stopping the run and maybe we would win a game or two

  8. erictheclown says: Nov 29, 2011 2:01 PM

    Another “ME First” player.

    I wonder on what team would he would be a good fit?

    Oh.. nevermind

  9. sandiegoparrothead says: Nov 29, 2011 2:04 PM

    Hey Babin, try to stay onsides this week!

  10. cletusvandam says: Nov 29, 2011 2:07 PM

    He should be mad at himself for signing with the dream team

  11. eagledad says: Nov 29, 2011 2:10 PM

    Mike —
    Don’t go by just the stats– how about being a help on running plays – there are some games where the ONLY time you hear his name is on his sack of the game– Stats do not tell the whole story —

  12. dstep24 says: Nov 29, 2011 2:16 PM

    radrntn says:
    Nov 29, 2011 1:47 PM
    gee two birds playing each other that can’t fly….looks like they have had their wings clipped this season.

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    Difference is, one invested everything in Free Agency and has been a severe disappointment after claiming to be a “dream team” , while the other is the 2nd youngest team in the league and had absolutely zero expectations coming into a rebuilding year. One is 4-7 with Michael Vick and Vince Young as QB. The other is 4-7 with Tarvaris Jackson at QB. Since this year is over for both teams, and we’re forced to look to the future on both, I’d take the future of Seattle over that of the Eagles.

    As for Babin, I love the comeback from being a bust to a top pass rusher, and I always hoped SEA would give him a chance. Problem is, nobody on the Seattle sideline will even know what the heck he’s mad at. He’s going to try and prove a point to people who really don’t care.

  13. silvernblackpa says: Nov 29, 2011 2:20 PM

    So is Tarvaris Jackson going to get his Last Rites now or wait til just before gametime?

  14. dcfan4life says: Nov 29, 2011 2:20 PM

    Seriously, is anyone going to watch this game outside of fantasy football owners…?

  15. earthtopft says: Nov 29, 2011 2:21 PM

    U still mad, Bab?

  16. dstep24 says: Nov 29, 2011 2:23 PM

    joetoronto says:
    Nov 29, 2011 1:49 PM
    Thanks to Pete again for Aaron Curry, dude is getting better and better every game.

    He was an absolute star last game.

    Pete, you da man.

    ____________________________________

    Uhhhh. Aaron Curry is averaging 4.5 tackles a game with OAK in 6 games. 1 pass defensed over that time, with zero forced fumbles, zero (that’s “0”) interceptions and a total of 4 runs stuffed. Wahoo. Keep doin’ the dance buddy.

  17. albanyhawker says: Nov 29, 2011 2:30 PM

    shouldn’t he go take his aggressions out on the Bears (Ruskell) and the Browns (Holmgren)?

  18. jackfnburton says: Nov 29, 2011 2:35 PM

    Sometimes you’re mad at the helmet. How many Raiders fans will be mad about the Immaculate Reception the rest of their lives? it was 40 years ago, none of those guys are playing anymore and half of them are dead. It’s human nature.

  19. phillysuxbigd says: Nov 29, 2011 2:37 PM

    maybe this clown should hold a grudge against running backs and actually try to stop one of them some time this season

  20. spellingcops says: Nov 29, 2011 2:40 PM

    1st two posts on an Eagles/Seahawks thread are from loser troll Raider fans. Maybe smart phones really ARE being smuggled into prisons at a record pace…

  21. holdthemayo123 says: Nov 29, 2011 3:10 PM

    Not sure if he counts as much of a bright star – he has at least a half dozen neutral zone infractions.

  22. trollhammer20 says: Nov 29, 2011 3:15 PM

    Jason’s dreams of cold steel revenge will be smothered by Russell Okung. He better hope the secondary is on form, because coverage sacks are about all he’ll be getting.

    Kinda hoping Carroll will start Josh Portis. The playoffs are now more or less officially out of reach, Whitehurst was a clear bust, and Jackson is playing hurt. Why not give the kid a start or three down the stretch and see what he can do? At worst, you lose games and move up the draft board to a higher pick and a better shot at one of the premiere rookie QBs. At best, you find the QB prospect of the future sitting right on your own bench, and can use that first-round pick on a pass-rushing DE.

  23. pencilmonkeymagic says: Nov 29, 2011 3:15 PM

    How about Marshawn Lynch goes Beastmode all over Babin’s ego? Then at least he’ll have something relevant to be resentful about. What a crybaby. Get over yourself.

  24. veence69 says: Nov 29, 2011 3:32 PM

    Why bother being mad at the Seahawks? They’re already the Seahawks – leave ‘em alone.

  25. hendeeze says: Nov 29, 2011 3:42 PM

    Lol well Babin, when Washburn gets fired along with the rest of the Eagles staff, you will sit on the roster and be useless AGAIN, as they go back to a more traditional defense. Think the Eagles have learned their lesson from the Wide9. No use padding Babins stats if it means the rest of the team suffers.

  26. seatownballers says: Nov 29, 2011 4:15 PM

    Dont be so mad Babin. The entire coaching staff has changed, and gm now resides in chicago.
    But if you reeeeaaalllllyyyyyy feel disgruntled and you chose to take your anger out on Tavarius Jackson, please do so. This only ensures the Seahawks better draft picks over your team.

  27. savannahrose44 says: Nov 29, 2011 4:29 PM

    Build a bridge and get over it.

  28. cliverush says: Nov 29, 2011 5:37 PM

    Eagle fans are happy to know he is focused on winning the game. I think. This is another reason why winning teams limit who can speak publicly about an upcoming opponent.

  29. aldavis4president says: Nov 29, 2011 6:41 PM

    dstep24 says: Nov 29, 2011 2:23 PM

    joetoronto says: Nov 29, 2011 1:49 PM Thanks to Pete again for Aaron Curry, dude is getting better and better every game.

    He was an absolute star last game.

    Pete, you da man.

    ____________________________________

    Uhhhh. Aaron Curry is averaging 4.5 tackles a game with OAK in 6 games. 1 pass defensed over that time, with zero forced fumbles, zero (that’s “0″) interceptions and a total of 4 runs stuffed. Wahoo. Keep doin’ the dance buddy.

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    Give it up to Dstep24 for sum useless stats he probably looked up on Wikipedia good job you know how to surf the web. Now go look up some tape on Aaron curry da past 2-3 games nd Ull c he’s EVERYWERE..he’s OLb in a 4-3..stats don’t mean everything buddy.

  30. howley1 says: Nov 29, 2011 7:35 PM

    I wonder how many sacks Demarcus Ware would have if he ONLY rushed the passer.

  31. qtownchawk says: Nov 29, 2011 7:42 PM

    Give it up to Dstep24 for sum useless stats he probably looked up on Wikipedia good job you know how to surf the web. Now go look up some tape on Aaron curry da past 2-3 games nd Ull c he’s EVERYWERE..he’s OLb in a 4-3..stats don’t mean everything buddy.
    ____________

    you, sir are correct.

    just like his playing days in seattle, hes everywhere alright- everywhere everyone else is at after the play is already made.

  32. seahawkjon says: Nov 30, 2011 2:00 AM

    beastmode,..gives Babin “baby stiff arm”

  33. trollhammer20 says: Nov 30, 2011 10:54 AM

    The more I think about it, the more this anger confuses me.

    Babin got paid by Seattle to do nothing. He suffered no injuries while playing for them. He was then able to take his fully healthy body to Tennessee, have a great year, and sign a fat contract in Philadelphia.

    In all likelihood, his career will be extended by a year or two, because he didn’t get playing time in Seattle.

    Yeah, I’d be totaly PO’d at an organization that paid me a crapload of money and left me in a condition where I could go make an ever larger crapload of money over a longer period of time.

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