PFT rewind . . . Irvin calls Woodson "soft"

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PFT rewind . . . Irvin calls Woodson
From Pro Football Talk
Posted by Mike Florio on Profootballtalk.com



So we're in the hotel room getting ready for a quick ride up I-77 to the Hall of Fame that matters most to Florio Jr., and we're watching a show on NFL Network about Michael Irvin.

Since I'm working on the site, I'm not actually watching the screen.  And when highlights of Irvin's on-field exploits appear, my wife says, "He just ran right by Rod Woodson."

Which reminded me of Irvin's not-so-friendly comments about Woodson from the days prior to the Hall of Fame vote.

"Soft," Irvin said repeatedly during a Radio Row visit with our friends Scott Paulsen, Mike Logan, and Eddy Crow of ESPN Radio 1250 in Pittsburgh

"When I lined up with him I saw intimidation in his eyes," Irvin said.  "I just call that soft."

So pay attention tonight to any possible interactions today between Woodson, who's officially entering a place today not known as the "Hall of Soft," and Irvin, who's in Canton as part of the NFL Network crew.


Click here to read the original statement by Irvin from January 2009
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