Raheem Morris kicked his own player Brian Price out of Sunday’s game after an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
Price apparently lost his cool, then Morris lost his composure during the game and after. Price’s agent took aim at Morris after the game and made some good points.
“[Brian] regrets the untimeliness and the foolish nature of the penalty, but if that pentalty was on first down, would the coach have thrown him out of the game?” Chuck Price (no relation) told Stephen Holder of the St. Petersburg Times. “For a kid who’s probably never had an unsportsmanlike penalty? He’s a guy who has played through some enormous challenges.
“He spent six days in a (walking) boot last week. It’s that same fight and attitude that probably [prompted the Buc] to say, ‘I’m sorry you just got out of a boot, but go ahead and play football for us.’ I know Brian personally had to be disappointed because I know how he loves playing for Raheem. He’s made statements like he wouldn’t want to play for anyone else.”
Morris has the right to discipline his team, but he has to be careful to be consistent. He can’t suddenly change the way he coaches or his team might tune him out.
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