Kermit Washington Advice To Blount: ‘No Excuses’

LeGarrette Blount has spent plenty of time on the phone lately — what else does he have to do? — getting advice on what his next step should be. (Not contacted so far: Tom Cable, Buddy Ryan). His most recent call was from Kermit Washington, whom you may recall was involved in a rather noteworthy punching incident of his own.

Kermit Washington, Legarrette Blount

During a fight between the Lakers and the Rockets in 1977, Washington punched Houston’s Rudy Tomjanovich in the face, breaking his jaw and leaving him unconscious. It was probably the most infamous punch outside of a boxing ring until, perhaps, Blount’s blow to the noggin of Boise State’s Byron Hout on Thursday. And according to Washington, it pretty much ruined his life. Read more…