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Tank Johnson Can't Get No Respect

First, Redskins running back Rock Cartwright "disrespects" Texas Stadium by celebrating on the 50-yard line star. And now, when Dallas defensive tackle Tank Johnson continues to complain that Cartwright is "classless," Cowboys fans are having none of it.

From the Dallas Morning News:

Tank said it's fine that Cartwright and the Redskins were excited about pulling off the upset. But he thought Cartwright celebrating on the star at midfield was "disrespecting our house" and told the Redskin as much in an R-rated rant.
"I thought that was a classless act," Tank said today. "I know you guys were underdogs and weren't expected to win, but have some class."

I've dabbled in comments quite a bit, and let me just say that these responses to Tank's blubbering are some of my favorite to date:

Charles Barkley: If it upsets you that much Tank, why dont you get our team ready to play next time. The only emotion I saw out of our team was when we would complain to the refs for a flag.
big homie: he shoulda got that mad when the ball was gettin ran down his throat
dan: the classless act was the effort the cowboys defense put out

All together now: "OHHHH!"

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  September 30, 2008; 2:16 PM ET
Categories:  Redskins  
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Couldn't of said it better myself

Posted by: joeblazin | September 30, 2008 2:22 PM | Report abuse

sure you could "have"...

Posted by: grammar cop | September 30, 2008 2:42 PM | Report abuse

I don't care what happened, but can everyone in the country please stop using the word "classless"?

Posted by: Kev | September 30, 2008 2:48 PM | Report abuse

Class lessons from Tank Johnson...laughable.

Posted by: WaPoLiveFan16 | September 30, 2008 3:15 PM | Report abuse

"Class lessons from Tank Johnson...laughable."


Posted by: Grant | September 30, 2008 3:23 PM | Report abuse

class act - Johnson verbally assaulting a police officer, possesion of firearms (including two assault rifles), and jail time... i think we all know who is classless

Posted by: Matt | September 30, 2008 3:30 PM | Report abuse

About as classless as "getting" a permit to cut down federally protected trees.

Posted by: Johnny Appleseed | September 30, 2008 3:55 PM | Report abuse

It's just too easy.

Between the guns, the fact that we won, Terrell Owens dancing on the star, and the fact that the Cowboys can't play defense, I can't go in a direction that isn't stating the obvious.

We'll be waiting for Tank in November. Bring all that noise to Fed Ex field and Casey Rabach and Pete Kendall will pancake his ass into the Redskins logo at midfield.

Bonita, what's with the link to Crowd Noise? Quit teasing us like that... Or just revive Crowd Noise.

Posted by: Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) | September 30, 2008 4:03 PM | Report abuse

The game ended at midfield. those players will never be able t step on that field again. Whats a little harmless reflection on the place you hate so much. Thrash was on the eagles and skins for a second time so he hates you guys and rock kills you

Posted by: Burg w/ a U | September 30, 2008 4:38 PM | Report abuse

Now, if Rock had followed my suggestion and started whaling on the star with a pickaxe, I'd understand Tank's being upset. But he didn't.

That, my friends, is restraint. Classy.

Posted by: Nate in the PDX | September 30, 2008 4:57 PM | Report abuse

Well Nate thats classer than my idea which involved ripping a toilet out of the visiting locker room and putting it in the middle of the star, then the entire 53 man squad taking turns using it or at least going near bye.

Posted by: Alex35332 | September 30, 2008 5:25 PM | Report abuse


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Posted by: Aubrey | September 30, 2008 5:26 PM | Report abuse

Rock should have pissed on it.

Posted by: Anonymous | September 30, 2008 5:41 PM | Report abuse

bonita appleblog you got it goin on
bonita appleblog you got it goin on

i dont think its possible to tire of that

Posted by: crappy waiter | September 30, 2008 5:45 PM | Report abuse

I think when we visit the new stadium next year, all the players need to go out to the star and pretend to defecate on it.

Extremism in the defamation of Dallas is no vice.

Classiness (classyness?) in defeating the Cowboys is no virtue.

Posted by: Lindemann | September 30, 2008 8:18 PM | Report abuse

Rock should have pissed on it is right.
Cowboys are so sensitive.

Posted by: dadryan | October 1, 2008 9:55 AM | Report abuse


No way they should pretend. Randy Moss pretended to moon the crowd and it cost him $10000. Maybe the Rock really SHOULD dump out on the star?

Posted by: Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) | October 1, 2008 2:29 PM | Report abuse

More Black Cougar!

Posted by: P Diddy | October 1, 2008 7:38 PM | Report abuse

@ Rep. Heath:

I had forgotten it cost ten grand. If you're in for a dime, you might as well be in for a dollar and get your defecation on. Wipe it with T.O.'s shirt.

Posted by: Lindemann | October 1, 2008 8:23 PM | Report abuse

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