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Just My Type
Dan Patrick
June 15, 2009
The Interview
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June 15, 2009

Just My Type

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RH: That was worth it. I love Jerry, but being able to knock his head off, I'd spend a hundred grand on that any day.

DP: Ever knock yourself out with a hit?

RH: Plenty of times.

DP: Give us a good Tom Brady story.

RH: In '03 we're in Houston for the Super Bowl. The offense wasn't practicing particularly well, and Tom was really having a frustrating day. I think I picked him off twice, and I was dancing. Tom got so ticked-off at me that he chased me all around the practice field throwing footballs at me, yelling obscenities at me. I've never seen Tom so pissed-off in my life.

DP: He wasn't going to catch you, was he?

RH: That's why I was laughing. Even with a good ACL, he couldn't catch me.

DP: Have the league's recent rule changes protecting receivers made it tough to be a defensive player?

RH: I feel sorry for guys like [Steelers safety] Troy Polamalu who really bring it. They're softening up the league. If you want to protect players, do it on both sides of the ball. Tell those little sissy wide receivers to stop cut blocking and tearing up guys' knees.

DP: Is there one receiver you just don't have time for?

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