Seymour not about to apologize for on-field tactics

Teammates say he plays to win. Opponents say he's dirty. Whatever the case, Richard Seymour always seems to make his presence felt, writes Mike Sando.

Originally Published: January 28, 2008
By Mike Sando | ESPN.com

PHOENIX -- Offensive linemen relish playing to the whistle and sometimes longer.

They'll fall on a defensive tackle unnecessarily as a play is ending, or shove a linebacker a few ticks after the whistle, or deck an unsuspecting defender who dared to loiter around the pile after a tackle.

Such time-honored shenanigans have frustrated and enraged defensive players for years.

Instead of complaining, the New England Patriots' defensive line has claimed such ...

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