Kyle Van Noy took another shot at another critic Sunday night. But who exactly was he talking about, and how exactly did he catch wind of that critique?
The Patriots linebacker joins Phil Perry for NBC Sports Boston's latest "Quick Slants" episode Tuesday night, and one of the topics on the agenda is this tweet he sent following New England's 17-10 road win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
9-1.... keep it movin! Heard we are no names from good ole tony! 🙄🙄Sheeshhhh!— Kyle Van Noy (@KVN_03) November 18, 2019
Van Noy suggested to Perry that "ole Tony" was a reference to CBS analyst Tony Romo, who apparently mentioned the Patriots have "no names" on their defense during Sunday's broadcast.
.@PhilAPerry asks @KVN_03 about his tweet directed at "good ole Tony" following the Pats' win over Philly.— Patriots on NBCSB (@NBCSPatriots) November 19, 2019
See the full interview and more on Quick Slants with @tomecurran tonight at 6p. pic.twitter.com/FebKBUeWwm
"Obviously you get tagged in stuff after the game by a million people, and then you have conversations with family members after games, and Mom wasn't too happy about it," Van Noy told Perry.
Romo actually was complimenting the Patriots defense, which is playing at a historic level despite a lack of what some would call "household names."
But Van Noy added he doesn't have any serious ax to grind with New England's critics.
"I don't want to make it seem like anything and everything someone says I'm worried about," he added. "It's more fun, just trying to mess with people.
"Because at the end of the day, it doesn't matter what people think. I'm comfortable in my shoes and my teammates are comfortable in theirs. We trust each other.
Check out Van Noy's full interview with Perry on our YouTube channel.
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