I love you Kurt, I really do. It's always fun to root for the underdog, even if the underdog plays for a crappy franchise with a racist team name. I just don't know if I am supposed to be more impressed that Kurt Cousins is achieving a relative amount of success as a starting quarterback in the NFL, or more impressed at how difficult he makes relatively simple things look. First, it was his abomination of a pregame speech, then it was needing a 25 point miracle comeback to beat one of the worst teams in the league, and now it's his spiteful outburst to a random camera. I don't even mind the aggression. Personally, I love his passion. However, it just doesn't come off as very genuine.
He just doesn't seem comfortable displaying that type of emotion. You know in movies when they are teaching the overly appropriate, super nice guy how to talk shit and he comes back with "well, you're just a big old jerk". That's what this reminds me of. It seemed planned, calculated, and much like everything else in or around a football field, outside of Kurt Cousin's skill set. I love the concept, but the execution was mediocre at best. My first instinct when witnessing an act of vengeance shouldn't be to laugh, and that's exactly what "YOU LIKE THAT!" made me do. Not everyone can be the 'rah-rah', boisterous type, and it appears to me that Kurt Cousins is a prime example of that. Whether it's pump-up speeches, throws that dig you into a 24 point hole against an awful Buccaneers team, or public animosity towards media members, Kurt Cousins makes everything look so forced. Be more Eli, and less Tom Brady. Trust me Kurt, it fits you better.
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