Former Detroit Lions offensive lineman Lomas Brown now admits that he was wrong for allowing former Lions quarterback Scott Mitchell to get injured when they played together and wishes he could take it back.
“I know I played well over 18,000 plays … in this league. It’s one play out of the 18,000 that I regret. It’s done, it’s out there. I’m not going to retract, I’m not going to sit here and make excuses. I know America is looking at me, and they’re like, ‘Wow,’ but I’m not going to make excuses.
“You get frustrated during the course of the game. You do things that, a lot of the time, you think about later in life — you don’t think about right there, because it’s in the heat of the moment. …
“The one thing I can say is I should have been more tactful at how I said that. That was wrong on my part. I should have humbly said that. It came off as boastful. I shouldn’t have said it that way.”