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Buffalo Bills coach Mike Mularkey heard the accusations of dirty play made by Rams coach Mike Martz following Sunday's game. Mularkey just doesn't agree with them.

Mularkey said Monday that the game film does not support Martz's accusation that cornerbacks DeJuan Groce and Travis Fisher suffered knee injuries because of illegal cut blocks by the Bills.

Martz also wasn't pleased with cornerback Nate Clements, who hit wide receiver Torry Holt in the knee on a play where Holt wasn't involved. But Mularkey said the hit was a part of the game.

"Based on what I watched, I don't understand his comments and I'll just leave it at that," Mularkey said. "I don't see what he felt. He's got his opinion and I don't understand them."

Mularkey added that he would never hurl accusations at another team until he's studied the film to see what actually took place.

Apparently that's what Martz did because he completely backed off his remarks during his Monday news conference.

"The one on Torry is legal," Martz told the Rams media. "Our receivers cut (defensive backs) down the field all the time. Torry wasn't immediately involved in that play. The DB (Clements) for whatever reason went after his knee. There's not much you can do about that. It angered me. The other ones, it's the way they play the game. There's no more you can say really."

Meanwhile Bills President and General Manager Tom Donahoe responded to Martz's criticism of the Bills' organization Sunday for not allowing the Rams to do an airline security check at Ralph Wilson Stadium before heading to the airport. Donahoe said the tunnel area leading out of the stadium is too small for security checks. He added that the Rams were offered use of the Bills' field house, but the Rams declined.

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