Was the Ed Reed Hit on Chris Johnson Dirty?

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Any more questions?  (Hat tip to G-Ram)

I guess they decided since they couldn't stop CJ (11 carries 72 yards in just over 1 quarter) they would just hurt him.  I wouldn't jump to this conclusion except the fact that the Ravens, as the above linked article mentions, have a history of trying to take out the other team's best players.

And I won't buy the "Reed was just trying to keep him from fighting for extra yards" crap.  As the first picture shows, CJ is down, so there is no reason for Reed to continue to bend him backwards.

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