Rodney Harrison Says He Would ‘Try to Hurt’ Cam Newton in Super Bowl

February 3, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former NFL safety and NBC Sports analyst Rodney Harrison told The Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday that he wouldn't hesitate to hit Cam Newton in the knees and "try to hurt him" if he was facing him in the Super Bowl.
"I would go right at his knees. I would try to hurt him. That might be difference between winning and losing a Super Bowl," Harrison said, per the show's Andrew Perloff.
Harrison added, "That's the only way to discourage a running QB. You have to hit him in the mouth."
Harrison's comments are a bit surprising considering the stance he took against Rams head coach Jeff Fisher in November after Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was knocked out of a game following a late blow to the head from Rams safety Lamarcus Joyner, per Mike Foss of USA Today.
On NBC after the game, Harrison recounted a story from 2006 when Titans wide receiver Bobby Wade chop-blocked him at the knees and injured him. Harrison claimed Fisher, the Titans head coach at the time, was s...

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