New York Jets assistant coach trips Miami Dolphins’ Nolan Carroll, Sal Alosi apologizes (Video)

By on Dec 13, 2010 in Sports, United States Comments

Updated December 14, 2010 2:36 p.m.

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New York Jets assistant coach Sal Alosi trips Nolan Carroll of Miami Dolphins, during the third quarter of the their football game on Sunday, and the incident was caught on video and is now spreading online.

Apparently, Sal Alosi who was wearing a Jets rain gear was seen extending his left knee while Miami’s Nolan Carroll is running fast along the Jets sideline that made the cornerback ran out of pounds and fell into the ground.

Carroll, who look hurt after his fall was attended by some medical staff as he lies on the sideline, but came back to the game afterward.

“I just remember running,” Carroll said, adding that he felt something hit the lower part of one of his legs. “Water off a duck’s back.”

Later, news reports said that NFL reviewed the play and it was confirmed that the Jet’s assistant coach trip to Nolan Carroll was intentional. strong>Alosi then apologized to Carroll.

“I made a mistake that showed a total lapse in judgment. My conduct was inexcusable and unsportsmanlike and does not reflect what this organization stands for.”

“I spoke to Coach Sparano and Nolan Carroll to apologize before they took off. I have also apologized to Woody Johnson (Jets owner), Mike Tannebaum (Jets general manager) and Rex Ryan (Jets head coach)”

“I accept responsibility for my actions as well as any punishment that follows.”

On the other hand, Caroll said he is not angry at all. “It’s not my problem; it’s the Jets‘ problem. We just move on.” He added.

Carroll apparently also suggested a simple solution, saying “If he gets fined, then give me the money.”

In the end, the Dolphins won the games against the Jets, 10-6.

Meanwhile, the National Football League (NFL) and the Jets said they will review the incident immediately and may make ‘appropriate actions’ later.

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