James Harrison retired from the National Football League after 12 years of hard work earlier this month. And it seems that the five time Pro Bowler is enjoying certain luxuries that being retired brings.
One of these is being able to give his actual opinions without the threat of being sanctioned. Today, he showed that to the maximum as he went after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for his disgraceful handling of the Ray Rice situation.
Rabbit's got the Gun
With the Associated Press reporting that the NFL had the video of Ray Rice punching his wife for months, many have called for Goodell’s head, something that Harrison is absolutely loving.
"Ain't no fun when the rabbit got the gun huh?" the former stud outside linebacker tweeted directly at the Commish about two hours ago. Just the 20,000 retweets and favorites for that one so far.
Goodell had denied in the past that he had access to the terrifying video. Considering the history between Goodell and Harrision, this is a pretty incredible Tweet. I hope we get more from the former Steeler.
Before the Rice domestic violence incident, Roger Goodell was regarded as a remarkably punitive commissioner. One of his top targets for fines was Harrison.
Harrison was never afraid to speak out against Goodell for fining him. The once star linebacker said the following in 2011 of Goodell, according to ESPN.com:
“If that man was on fire and I had to piss to put him out, I wouldn’t do it,” Harrison told the magazine. “I hate him and will never respect him.”
His other descriptions of the commissioner include an anti-gay slur, “stupid,” “puppet” and “dictator.”
Harrison retired prior to the 2014 NFL season. He racked up 647 tackles and 66 sacks for his career, was named to five Pro Bowls, was three times an All-Pro and was 2008 Defensive Player of the Year.
Keith Olbermann seems like he agrees with Harrison too, the ESPN anchor destroyed Goodell and calls for him to be fired in the above video.