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Former Detroit Red Wing Darren McCarty puts Taylor Decker and Detroit Lions on blast

One fact about former Detroit Red Wing Darren McCarty is that he is not afraid to say exactly what is on his mind, even if it is about the home team.

Earlier this week, Detroit Lions LT Taylor Decker called out the media for the way they have treated him while he was dealing with a finger injury.

“I don’t feel like it’s been deserved,” Decker told reporters. “I do feel like people within the building, and I do feel like a lot of fans appreciate me and what I can do for this team. But yeah, the media pretty much all year has been pretty negative around me. I’m not going to act like I like that. I think it was bullshit. I’ve played a lot of football here and I think I’ve played well.”

Well, McCarty caught wind of Decker’s rant and he is not happy.

On Thursday, McCarty blasted Decker and the Lions’ locker room, calling them “mentally soft.”

“Worry about winning games instead of worrying about some media guy being mad at you,” McCarty passionately stated. “It’s a freaking joke. … It’s such BS to what’s important. So don’t let it. It shows you how mentally soft it is in that locker room. Because that’s a leader and he’s showing you. If Taylor Decker is your leader and he’s showing you what bothers him. Outside noise.” 

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Written by W.G. Brady

W.G. Brady is a Detroit-based journalist who has been covering the Detroit sports scene for Detroit Sports Nation for several years. He is in his early 30s and has a wealth of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, W.G. has established himself as a respected and knowledgeable journalist known for his in-depth coverage of the teams and athletes in Detroit. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for sports, W.G. has become a go-to source for fans and readers looking for the latest news and analysis on the Detroit sports scene. He has a good reputation in the sports community and is respected for his unbiased coverage of sports events. W.G. is known for his ability to uncover hidden stories and provide unique perspectives on the teams and athletes he covers. He has a good understanding of the city of Detroit and its sports culture, which he uses to inform his reporting and analysis. He continues to be a respected journalist in the Detroit sports industry.

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