Tim Brown Says He Made Callahan Charge In ’05January 23rd, 2013
Back in the old days of 2005, before social media madness turned news coverage into real-time lunacy, Tim Brown spit out the same take on former Raiders head coach Bill Callahan playing to lose the Bucs-Raiders Super Bowl, so Brown said on the “Booger and Rich” show on 98.7 FM Tuesday afternoon.
Brown made it clear to co-hosts Rich Herrera and former Bucs defensive tackle Booger McFarland, a former teammate of Brown in Tampa, that the “sabotage” allegations against Callahan are nothing new and were those expressed by many Raiders in the locker room following the Bucs’ Super Bowl victory.
“The facts are the facts and I’m never going to back away from that,” Brown said. “I’ve been saying this since ’05, when I was on my FOX show when I first got out of the league I made these comments. So why there are coming out the way they are now, I have no idea, man. It is what it is. But I’m not going to back away from anything I’ve said. I’ve never done that.”
For Joe, Brown having said this years ago, assuming he’s being truthful, doesn’t make the claims any less stupid or troubling, though it would sort of punch a hole in the theory some have that Brown was trolling for headlines to advance his career and/or chances during next week’s Hall of Fame voting. Brown is a finalist for the 2013 Hall class.