Joe Mixon unfazed by the NFL

Joe Mixon unfazed by the NFL

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon laments the disrespect shown to him by the NFL, which has begun selling tickets to a possible clash between the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs in the Conference Finals American.

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The Ohio team was already scalded by an earlier decision made after the team’s game against the Bills was canceled the penultimate week of the regular season. However, the provision of tickets to a game between Buffalo and Kansas City that could take place on Jan. 29 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta drew Mixon’s ire. Indeed, his formation could thwart plans if they triumph in a second-round duel at the home of the east section champion on Sunday.

“It’s disrespectful to be honest, but we’re not worried about this shit,” the running back told Sports Illustrated. We have a game to play on Sunday, don’t we? As I said, we will present ourselves to do everything we can to come back with the win. Then we’ll see what they’re talking about.”

Measures that do not please everyone

The NFL withdrew the Jan. 2 game in Cincinnati after Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest. Some measures have been imposed due to the unequal number of games totaled by the two clubs concerned compared to the rest of the league, including the designation of a neutral spot for a possible third-round game by the Bills chiefs.

Regarding the Bengals, they had expressed dissatisfaction when they learned of the idea of ​​going “heads or tails” to close the venue of holding a postseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, the team they were working with determined fought for the North Division title; Still, the draw was forgotten as Cincinnati bested their opponents in week 18 of the campaign.

The two teams nonetheless returned to the first round, with the Bengals and Ravens seeded third and sixth respectively by the American, and Cincinnati still having the upper hand.