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Takkarist McKinley heavily criticizes heavy Daryl Williams for Sunday flop

The flop caused what appeared to be a shoulder or arm injury, but McKinley returned to the game.

NFL: Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

We waited all season for Takkarist McKinley to finally have a monster game. He had been close, frequently near the top of the league in pressures but with a disappointing 0.5 sack across 9 games.

Things have improved dramatically since Dan Quinn gave up play calling duties which has surprisingly made every defender look much better. That includes McKinley, who broke out against the Carolina Panthers in Sunday’s 29-3 win. McKinley got his first full sack, and nearly had others.

Also notable is he was taken out of the game after that first sack. McKinley got to Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen, and while taking him to the ground, was hog-piled by Panthers tackle Daryl Williams. Per his Twitter account, McKinley was unhappy with Williams after the injury.

McKinley criticizes Williams for the flop. I wanted to take issue with McKinley taking a jab at his weight, but Williams is 330 pounds, second on the roster only to former Falcons defensive tackle Dontari Poe.