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Packers’ Finley hasn’t forgotten cheap shot by Delmas

October 1, 2010 by  
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Oct 1, 2010 ~ by Greg A Bedard and Tom Silverstein

~It has been just more than 10 months since the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions met, but don’t think Jermichael Finley has forgotten about Lions safety Louis Delmas.

“Last year he got that cheap shot in,” Finley said Thursday. “Like me and my position coach (Ben McAdoo) always say, ‘It’s a game of football,’ so he probably will be getting dialed up. That’s just the game of football, though.

“We see them twice a year, so it will be hard for me to back up off of him. It will be one of those games.”Delmas hit a defenseless Finley square in the chest to knock the wind out of him in the second quarter of the Thanksgiving matchup.

"The taunting thing, that's not cool at all. We'll be going after him, without a doubt." Delmas was fined $7,500 for the hit.

Delmas further drew the ire of the Packers, including quarterback Aaron Rodgers, when Delmas celebrated the late hit.

“That the ball was already over my head and dang near hitting the ground,” Finely said. “A play like that, that can injure somebody or hurt a career. That’s not a good thing for me.

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