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Andre Johnson Disagrees Kindly With Cortland Finnegan

Cortland Finnegan has a bit of a reputation in the National Football League. When the top Google result for your name is 'CORTLAND FINNEGAN DIRTY,' it's probably not without reason. 

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In fact, when asked last year if he aspired to be as reputably dirty as Hines Ward, Cortland Finnegan got a bit, well, excited:

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"It’s a compliment. That’s absolutely a compliment," Finnegan said. "He was voted the league’s dirtiest player, so you’ve got to give it up for him. For someone to say something as nice as that, I appreciate it. I’m number [six] right now, but I’m aspiring to one day hopefully be No. 1. So, I appreciate it."

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On Sunday afternoon, he found a way to go so deep that the matter of fact that there's even a HuffPo article floating around out there attesting to your dirtiness comes as not even remotely a surprise. Managing to cut so deep as to irritate one of the NFL's most business-like professionals out there, the Texans' Andre Johnson, Finnegan found himself on the receiving end of some martial law:

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While there's no dignifying Johnson's apparent overreaction, you can't help but wonder what prompted him to snap -- and more, how long the Texans will have to be without their premier play-maker.

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