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WATCH: Michael Crabtree sucker-punched Chris Harris before fight with Aqib Talib

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Raiders receiver Michael Crabtree being escorted off field

Easily the most notable moment to come out of the Oakland Raiders’ win over the Denver Broncos was the fight between Aqib Talib and Michael Crabtree.

While Talib’s supposed preoccupation with Crabtree’s chain appeared to spark the fight, Crabtree’s role wasn’t exactly innocent. Just one play before, Crabtree had an incident with Denver’s other corner, Chris Harris Jr.

The film backs Harris’ point up.

Harris added (per Troy Renck of Denver7) that Crabtree “didn’t come to play football. … He came to fight.”

Watching the fight (which you can do here), it’s clear that Talib wasn’t an innocent bystander. But it’s also clear that there’s plenty of blame to go around.