Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden tore off Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker's helmet and proceeded to head-butt his opponent.
"What got him riled up? I was whupping his butt, that's what happened, and the cat couldn't take it when he was getting whupped,'' Walker told Tennessee reporters. "He got frustrated, and he should have been ejected for what he did. That's bush league and that's the type of stuff we don't need in this league."
Walker caught 10 passes for 91 yards and a touchdown.
"I threw a punch at him; I'm not going to lie about that. It's on film,'' Walker said. "But that was just a reaction. You head butt me in the face because I am beating you? C'mon. I whupped on him the whole game, and I'm going to whup on him again in two weeks."
Although Walden got a personal foul, he wasn't ejected. A fine is likely coming.
"It was a selfish act," Walden said. "It could have cost my team bigger than I did. I lost my composure. It something that can't happen. It wasn't really something he did, it was ticky-tack. I can't allow myself to take it that far."
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
APR 23 Joel Corry
The 49ers have a multitude of options for how to handle the star pass rusher’s contract situation.
APR 22 Jerry Angelo
A former general manager shares the tricks of the trade when it comes to the NFL’s annual selection show.
APR 21 National Football Post
The "Intro to Scouting" graduates' takes on the talented RB prospect.