As if you needed any reminder that the Bengals - Steelers rivalry has gotten out of hand, another shot has been taken.
When the two AFC North rivals faced off in Week 13, a host of players went down with significant injuries, including Bengals running back Joe Mixon. The rookie running back suffered a concussion late in the second quarter, which forced him to miss the rest of the game, as well as the Week 14 loss to the Bears.
Concussions are a very sensitive subject in all sports, but don’t tell that to Vince Williams. The Steelers’ starting linebacker actually made fun of Mixon’s concussion on Twitter, then joked that Le’Veon Bell (a.k.a. Juice) would have dodged the hit:
Juice would have been able to dodge that hit too.... Just saying— Vincenzo Williams (@VinnyVidiVici98) December 12, 2017
But why? Why Vince?
In the same game that Ryan Shazier’s career may have ended and had you crying on the sideline, why would you then make fun of someone being injured in the same game?
This actually isn’t the first time Williams has taken shots at the Bengals. He actually threatened Vontaze Burfict during the 2015 season:
In 2016, Williams posted this on the death of Harambe, a gorilla who was infamously killed at the Cincinnati zoo:
It’s guys like Williams who make this rivalry out of control.