by Terry McCormick
January 21, 02013
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs had some candid and emotional outbursts directed at the New England Patriots following his team's 28-13 victory Sunday to advance to the Super Bowl.
"These are the most arrogant pricks in the world, starting with [coach Bill] Belichick on down," Suggs said via Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports. "Tell them to have fun at the Pro Bowl. Arrogant [expletive]."
Suggs also took a swipe at the Patriots' Spygate scandal from a few years ago, saying, "That's funny, ever since Spygate, they can't seem to get it done. I don't know what it is."
After he settled down a bit, Suggs did pay some respect to the Pats.
"People don't like them because they win," Suggs said of the Pats. "They are a great team. And they have every right to be who they are. And we respect them. It's a rivalry, it's heated, you know, but even enemies can show respect.
"All b.s. aide, all ego and arrogance aside, that is one hell of a ball [club]," he continued. "I'm speaking to you with so much humility … If we went through somebody else, it wouldn't have been the same game. Yeah it's a rivalry between them and us, between me and 12 (Tom Brady). Any other team this win would've been unjustified. Who 12 is. Who their head coach is. Who their owner is.
"We have the utmost respect for them."
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Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com