Cowboys’ Micah Parsons Puts NFL on Blast for ‘Comical’ Problem

Micah Parsons of the Dallas Cowboys is not easily persuaded to give up anything. That's not how the two-time All-Pro pass rusher and potential NFL defensive MVP is wired. 

 But it appears that he is abandoning his campaign against NFL officiating, which he claims has lost its way on holding penalties.

After Steelers defensive coordinator Teryl Austin claimed that T.J. Watt was held so often that offensive linemen were daring the refs to make a call—he dubbed it the "Hack-a-Shaq" treatment, 

after the physical way NBA defenses would go against huge Lakers star Shaquille O'Neal—Parsons was asked for his thoughts.

He claimed he intended to keep his mouth shut. But that is also not how he is wired."It's comical, you know," Parsons said after practice on Wednesday. "You know, T.J. is good.

 It's something we shouldn't even mention anymore. We're all aware of what's going on. We don't have to say anything. Fans, the media,

and reporters are all aware of it. It's simply that they don't put much emphasis on it. They're getting away, and they want teams to score a lot of points. That is, after all, what they desire.

"They want to get the fans excited because that's what fans like, and you like touchdowns." You don't like sacks and stuff like that."Micah Parsons currently ranks sixth in the NFL in sacks with 11.5. That puts him 3.5 sacks behind leader Khalil Mack. T.J. Watt trails Mack with 14.0 sacks. 

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