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#1 West Coast

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Posted November 17, 2010 - 10:41 AM

Wow this is just horrible.

An 8-year-old New York Jets fan was tackled by an adult Browns fan after Sunday's game, according to a television station in Cleveland.

The boy went to the game at Cleveland Browns Stadium in a Jets jersey with his father, who was born in New York. Much to the chagrin of the local crowd, the Jets rallied for a 26-20 overtime victory. The boy's mother, identified only as Danielle by ABC affiliate WEWS because she didn't want to reveal her last name, said the fans in the stadium were great, but things got out of control after the game.

"Calling him a bad word, to my husband and to my son, throwing food at them," she said, according to WEWS.

When the family reached the parking lot, the situation got uglier.

"As [my husband] was walking, holding my son's hand, a guy from behind tackled him. A drunken Browns fan tackled him and pulled him out of his dad's hand. He was on the ground crying," Danielle said, according to the station.

The boy was left with a scraped and bruised ankle. The mother said her husband didn't call police, opting instead to quickly get in the car and leave. But the mother wrote a letter to The Plain Dealer in Cleveland detailing what happened.


http://sports.espn.go.com/new-york/nfl/news/story?id=5816234

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Posted November 17, 2010 - 10:48 AM

haha, read this earlier today...i'm not usually for violence, but that guy should have gotten his [expletive] beat

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Posted November 17, 2010 - 02:57 PM

wonder why they didn't say yes to the "VIP treatment" from the Jets. free flight to NJ. free game. free VIP treatment. free stuff autographed. probably meet some players. but maybe too soon and the kid is still traumatized. best to say yes later on when there's a better game going on. :shifty: (playoffs? :whistle: )

Edited by jse7en, November 17, 2010 - 02:57 PM.


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Posted November 17, 2010 - 04:21 PM

Pull out a pistol from your car and fill him with lead.

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Posted November 17, 2010 - 09:27 PM

Pull out a pistol from your car and fill him with lead.

I don't think Jesus would approve of this. tsk tsk tsk..

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Posted November 18, 2010 - 12:55 AM

They sure are desperate in Cleveland

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Posted November 18, 2010 - 02:25 AM

They sure are desperate in Cleveland

lol, foreal. This kids dad should have whooped that tackler.

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Posted November 18, 2010 - 08:27 AM

Colin cowherd said on ESPN radio he will buy season tickets for the next 2 years for the person who can identify who the tackler is.

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Posted November 19, 2010 - 07:47 AM

lol, foreal. This kids dad should have whooped that tackler.

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Posted November 19, 2010 - 12:33 PM

I wouldn't kill the dude ( I don't think) but he's getting his [expletive] whupped and he's being sent to the ER.

Pau Gasol is GONE





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