"Played a lot of games since my brothers death and I never received as many rude tweets after a win than Sunday...yet NE fans cry about class," Smith tweeted Tuesday.
"These are the most arrogant (expletive) in the world," Suggs said.
Twitter can be a comfortable home to classless, vapid behavior. It's better to expect the worst, but anyone going after Smith for the death of a family member has outdone Suggs by a country mile.
The fierce rivalry between these two teams is one of the best in the NFL. Some of the antics surrounding the game itself we could do without.