B.W. Webb won't be punished by Cowboys after tussle


A training camp scuffle between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys turned ugly on Tuesday when a Raiders fan swung a helmet at Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb.

Webb retaliated by shoving the fan, and coaches had to pull Webb away. The scene is well captured on the video below:

The Raiders and Cowboys were lucky that the scene didn't devolve into anything worse, and that no one was hurt. Coach Jason Garrett wants to move on, saying that Webb will not be further punished by the team.

"We address it with him, and then we move on," Garrett said Wednesday via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Garrett said "we're not for" Webb pushing the fans, but was impressed by Morris Claiborne's big hit on Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera, which prompted the skirmish. Garrett believes it's vital to stand up for your teammates in a joint practice setting.

"That's an important part of building a football team. At the same time, poise in that situation is important. I felt we demonstrated both and you kind of move on," Garrett said.

The atmosphere around the Raiders-Cowboys practices reportedly remains testy on Wednesday, and that doesn't even include the Raiders fans who have lustily booed Dallas and chanted for their team to return to Los Angeles. Somewhere, Al Davis is looking down and smiling at the madness.

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