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More from the who’s a dirty player department:

First San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick just can’t let go of the entire Richard Seymour deal.  Wednesday on San Diego’s XX Sports Radio 1090 he restated his claims about Seymour and added that Seymour headbutted a Chargers coach during warmups. 

In the interview he was asked to compare Seymour to Tennessee’s Albert Haynesworth:

“The deal is, Haynesworth isn’t incredibly dirty,” Hardwick said. “He’s just tries to intimidate you, like before the snap and after the snap staring you down. It’s not like when you’re walking back to the huddle you’re getting your foot stomped on or tripped, or when he’s runs by you back to his own huddle he’ll like elbow you in the back or head butting you after the play, things like. Head butting your coach before the game.”

When pressed by the hosts, Hardwick said, “I’m done … I said it … I’m done,” and declined to elaborate.

“Whatever,” he said. “I’m moving on. It will probably come up next year. What’s he going to do – play harder?”

As for the incident with the coach Seymour got into a pregame jawing match with Marcus McNeill prior to the game and a San Diego coach came over to pull McNeill away.  ProFootball Talk has the video of the confrontation and while Seymour did get into the grill of the San Diego coach it does not appear that he headbutted him.

Now we move onto Osi Umenyiora of the Giants who was interviewed on HBO’s Real Sports by Bob Costas.  And during his interview he lays claim that Patriots OL Matt Light is a dirty player.  The transcript comes from HBO:

Osi Umenyiora: “It was a good matchup the last time. I mean, I think I got him a couple of times, he also got me a couple of times. It was a war out there and to be honest with you, I not quite sure that he thought that he was going to see me again because of some of the things he did and said during that game. But, you know, unfortunately he does have to see me again.”

Bob Costas: “Trash talking is one thing, you seem to be implying that he made some dirty moves. Did something happen outside the pale?”

Osi Umenyiora: “He was doing a couple of things that you know he shouldn’t have been.”

Bob Costas: “Like what?”

Osi Umenyiora: “Hitting after the delay and trying to, I don’t know if he was trying to intimidate me, I don’t know what he was trying to do, but he did a couple of things that he shouldn’t have done and, you know, now we are really going to go at it this time.”

Bob Costas: “Were there angry words?”

Osi Umenyiora: “A couple.”

When asked if the Patriots were a dirty team:

Osi Umenyiora: “I wouldn’t call them a dirty team, I wouldn’t say that. I haven’t really experienced them as a team to be dirty. They have certain individuals like I am sure we have certain individuals who are perceived to be dirty but people wouldn’t call them a dirty team.”