A Miami player was deliberately tripped by a Jets' coach on the field while a game was in play. This extremely inappropriate conduct is shocking! Why would a coach do something that could have seriously injured a player from the opposing team? Some falls can cost a player his NFL career.
Miami Dolphins Beat the NY Jets
Despite this horrible incident, the Dolphins won the game 10-6 over the Jets. It remains to be seen what action the Jets and the NFL will take over this incident.
Nolan Carroll Tripped by Sal Alosi
Nolan Carroll of the Dolphins was moving along the sideline of the field when Sal Alosi, a strength and coordinating coach for the Jets, tripped him, notes the Huffington Post. Carroll stayed down on the field for several minutes as he recovered from the tripping incident. He was later able to get back in the game.
Sal Alosi has admitted that he did indeed trip Nolan Carroll. He said â€œMy conduct was inexcusable and unsportsmanlike and does not reflect what this organization stands for,â€ reports the Huffington Post. The incident was captured on video tape. To see film of the tripping incident go HERE.
Dolphins Players Angry Over Incident
Some members of the Dolphins have been speaking out about the tripping incident. Channing Crowder told ESPN â€œThey do what they do. They cheat. They talk junk. But we beat the hell out of them today.â€
NFL to Investigate
The NFL is looking into this incident. Greg Aiello, the NFL spokesperson informed ESPN that a review of the incident will soon take place. The NFL will decide if a suspension or fine is in order. Or perhaps there will be a more serious consequence to this awful behavior. Perhaps the NFL should fire Alosi for his extremely dangerous behavior.