More Patriots Cheating Allegations

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by The Hammer, Mar 20, 2014.

  1. The Hammer

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    Two former Patriots, Brandon Spikes and Aquib Talib, are accusing the Patriots of falsifying injury reports. In the case of Talib he alleges the Patriots listed him as having a hip injury that was non-existent.

    Spikes is bitter at being placed on IR:

    http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/eye-on...-talib-allege-patriots-falsify-injury-reports
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  2. steverife

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    They cheated by not playing some of their best players?
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  3. JCBRAVE

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    How does this gain them an edge?
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  4. The Hammer

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    When the become FA teams are less likely to want to sign them. Think they have injury problems ;)
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  5. JCBRAVE

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    That does make some sense
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  6. The Hammer

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    Real dirty and low if that is the case. Both the NFL and NFLPA should be pissed at that one.
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  7. Scarecrow

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    Its a big deal because if a guy is always on the injury report and not injured, other teams don't know who to prepare for.

    I'm not shocked at this point. More of the same from the league.
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  8. steverife

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    ...and then didn't make a real effort to sign them.

    They are notorious for dicking around with the injury report. They have about 20 guys probable every week. Brady is always on it, etc, etc, etc. I guess you could call that cheating, since they effectively hide their real injuries.
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  9. The Playmaker

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    Hammer makes a good point but at the same time...

    1. Players/Agents will talk to teams about potential issues. So I'm sure Talib's hip issue came up and Talib cleared the air about what really went down. I think in this case it's more about the Pats saying Talib has an injury to try and gain a competitive edge when he's really healthy, trying to trick the opponent.

    2. The Spikes one makes no sense, yeah he's about to become a FA but you play your best players in the playoffs. Unless the Pats really thought he would be that limited due to the injury I highly doubt they would keep one of the best run stopping LBs in the NFL out to try and save a mil or two.
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    Goodell and Bilicheck are clearly gay together.
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