Houston played it off as part of the game. “It gets a little rough out there sometimes,” he said.
Coach Dennis Allen of the Raiders, who are 3-8 after their fourth consecutive loss, understands his players need to play with passion but wants them to keep their composure.
“I think it's OK to play with anger, but we've got to play with poise and composure,” Allen said. “We lost our poise a little bit.”
Perhaps Whitworth got off the best line.
“They were probably looking for a fight because they weren't doing much on the field,” Whitworth said.
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