Indeed, Mr. Asomugha, you are the controversial team. This is one of the few times where the Oakland Raiders opponent could have more controversy floating around it with the Kansas City Chiefs and former player Larry Johnson.
Let's see. Raiders' head coach Tom Cable did not have charges filed against him for allegedly striking another coach on his staff and, only a couple weeks after that, Cable is now accused of hitting multiple women throughout his life, one of which he admitted to doing.
The Chiefs have, or had, Larry Johnson who threw out some slurs, laughed at the fans for not making as much money as him and may or may not have called out the head coach.
Who wins the title of most controversial?
"We’re still the controversial team, whether we have a week or two off from the media," Pro Bowl corner Nnamdi Asomugha said.
"You kind of grow numb to the stories," he continued. "When there’s a story out there, it’s rarely a distraction because we hear stuff so often. It works in our favor … not in our favor, but it’s a bigger deal to everyone not involved in the organization than it is to us."
Asomugha said the Chiefs backs present a little more versatility now with LJ out, but overall it's not necessarily a good thing that he's no longer a member of the team.
"Distractions or not, you can’t hide the fact he was one of the top rushers in Kansas City Chiefs history and you can’t deny the things he brought to the table," Asomugha said. "So I don’t know if it will help them to get rid of him. Some of those distractions will be gone. But as far as on the field, the Larry Johnson I know … has always put out his best on the field."
So the Chiefs have a head coach that reportedly alienates his players, a GM that's too allegedly too secretive for his own good and an ex-player that has been the center of attention for two weeks for the wrong reasons.
And the Raiders have, well, they're just the Raiders.
So, who has more controversy?
Who is the more controversial team?
Raiders (506 votes)
Chiefs (43 votes)
549 total votes