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Ted Johnson calls Vince Wilfat's wife ugly


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When it comes to athletes and sports media members, there is — and should be — only one ironclad rule that you never violate in print or on the airwaves.

You never, ever speak poorly of or disparage another man's wife.

That guideline should really go without saying, but former New England Patriots linebacker Ted Johnson stepped all over it when he recently said on his Houston radio show that current Patriots lineman Vince Wilfork had the ugliest wife in the NFL.

“You know what, I’ve got it,” Johnson said on CBS Houston when a caller asked him to identify the player with the least attractive wife (
audio here
). “And this is a big, big man. This guy had his way with the Texans this year. He won’t hear this — 
Vince Wilfork

Thing was, there was no way Wilfork — who played on the 2004 New England team with Johnson — wasn't going to hear that awful response in this age of sports blogs and Twitter.

[Also: Ravens are business as usual despite departures]

And once he did, let's just say that Johnson was lucky Wilfork didn't book the next flight to Houston to teach him a thing or two about respect. (Would anyone here have blamed him if Wilfork forcibly fed Johnson his microphone?)

Wilfork instead took to Twitter to point out just how wrong Johnson was:



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Love is blind. Sometimes wish it was deaf too.


If i had my druthers, i'd go deaf before blind.  Beauty can only trump nagging for so long.  Now if she's beautiful and can cook, that may push back the nagging-breaking point a few more years.  If she cooks with bacon frequently, that too also adds a few years.

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