With every game so important in the NFL, it doesn’t take long at all for emotions to peak. In fact, Week 1 just began and teams are going at it full force. In this GIF, you see a late hit by Clay Matthews on up-and-coming superstar quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
It’s safe to say the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers are going at it at 100% already. Here’s the dirty play:
That was a cheap shot, without doubt. However, the Niners got the last laugh when Kaepernick hooked up with Anquan Boldin for a touchdown soon after.
Here’s a look at the fight that this late hit set off. As you can see, Joe Staley is extremely mad:
Note to Clay: Joe is a big ol’ dude. It’s unwise to get him mad.