Mike Vrabel has become a bit of a fan-favorite since joining the Chiefs in the 2009 offseason. Chiefs coaches always point to him as the model of professionalism and the type of player they want their young guys to be around.â†µ
Patrick Allen of Arrowhead Addict passes along this story Anthony Gargano's book "NFL Unplugged":â†µ
Ike Reese told of a harrowing experience trying to recover a Brian Westbrook fumble during a punt return against the Patriots.â†µ
“Mike Vrabel grabbed my sac,” Reese said. “We’re all scrambling for the ball and Mike Vrabel had my nuts so hard I was screaming. I didn’t even have the ball. He had my shit in his hands and he’s squeezing. We don’t wear cups. So I’m dying. Everything is fair game. The pile clears and I see him-now Mike, he’s an Ohio guy, and I played against him at Ohio State when i was at Michigan State-and he’s smiling and shit at me. I turned to him and said, “You f**kin’ asshole.”â†µ
Hey, you do what it takes to win.