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 Post subject: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:43 pm 
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Ludicrous.

Albert Haynesworth suspended 5 games for a similar act... and that was before all the concern for head-injuries and defenseless players.

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Lol of course!

He'll miss next week vs Miami, be back...pissed off vs the Steelers.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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NFL is a fucking joke. Complete idiots top to bottom.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
Ludicrous.

Albert Haynesworth suspended 5 games for a similar act... and that was before all the concern for head-injuries and defenseless players.


Of course he was only suspended one game.

The NFL’s ratings are down. You think they want to damage one of their signature matchups?

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I don't care-

I want them at full strength.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/937779434836373504
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Adam Schefter‏Verified account @AdamSchefter

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will appeal his one-game suspension, per source.

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One thought on this: Any chance the Bills retaliate when they play each other on Christmas Eve?

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Pabst wrote:
One thought on this: Any chance the Bills retaliate when they play each other on Christmas Eve?


One can hope

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Pabst wrote:
https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/937779434836373504
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Adam Schefter‏Verified account @AdamSchefter

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will appeal his one-game suspension, per source.


Oh for christ sake. does this mean this bullshit will drag out the entire rest of the season?

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R S wrote:
Pabst wrote:
https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/937779434836373504
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Adam Schefter‏Verified account @AdamSchefter

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will appeal his one-game suspension, per source.


Oh for christ sake. does this mean this bullshit will drag out the entire rest of the season?


If they could work fast, he’d lose his appeal AFTER the Miami game. 8-)

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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If they could work fast, he’d lose his appeal AFTER the Miami game. 8-)


Exactly what I was hoping for, because I never expected him to get more than 1 game.

But I also agree they won't keep him out of the biggest game of the season so far. So either they come back really quickly, or don't decide until after the PIT game.

Not sure how it works, but they might be taking a little bit of a risk here. If I was Belicheat, I'd say take your suspension against MIA so we know you'll be available for PIT. I think this appeal is entirely unwinnable, any way.

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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His appeal will be decided this week. They always are when they're one game.

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Pabst wrote:
https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/937779434836373504
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Adam Schefter‏Verified account @AdamSchefter

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will appeal his one-game suspension, per source.


Shame the appeal can’t raise the penalty. Truly a joke. But Goodell hates the Pats, right.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
Ludicrous.

Albert Haynesworth suspended 5 games for a similar act... and that was before all the concern for head-injuries and defenseless players.

B2b....haynesworth was a long-time bad actor, on and off the field. Gronk has had no record at all. No way was he getting suspended more than one game.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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After seeing the play the first thing I thought of is if "The Gronk" is going to donate his brain for CTE research like his predecessor.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Zeke5123 wrote:
Pabst wrote:
https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/937779434836373504
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Adam Schefter‏Verified account @AdamSchefter

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will appeal his one-game suspension, per source.


Shame the appeal can’t raise the penalty. Truly a joke. But Goodell hates the Pats, right.


now that would be funny. They should be happy it was only a game.

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Gronk is a whining pussy. Spoiled motherfucker. He was frustrated that he was manhandled the whole game and the refs just ignored poor little gronky.

Now he wants to appeal a suspension over an act that was clearly 1. illegal. 2. intended to hurt a defenseless player. 3. Obvious to everybody it was a cheap shot garnering at LEAST a one game suspension.

He sounds like somebody else that likes to invent their own reality and skip responsibility and accountability.

Yeah right. Fuck you gronk.

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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That was one of the most egregious dirty hits in league history. Player was lying on the ground and Gronkowski wound up and hit him with a haymaker which caused a concussion. So what is to stop a team, say in the AFC Championship game from sending in a lesser player with the instruction to knock Brady out of the game. Precident says it’s a one game suspension. Well worth a trip to the SB.


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SP wrote:
That was one of the most egregious dirty hits in league history. Player was lying on the ground and Gronkowski wound up and hit him with a haymaker which caused a concussion. So what is to stop a team, say in the AFC Championship game from sending in a lesser player with the instruction to knock Brady out of the game. Precident says it’s a one game suspension. Well worth a trip to the SB.


I'm thinking of good candidates for the job. Mike Mitchell? He's been known to arrive late, after plays are already over.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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In keeping with the theme of the NFL's messed up disciplinary proceedings:
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Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith was suspended four games by the NFL on Monday for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced.

Smith will not appeal the suspension and he will be begin serving it immediately. Since he suffered a season-ending torn Achilles tendon in Sunday's win over the Detroit Lions, Smith will be eligible to serve out the suspension while injured. He will be eligible to play in next year's 2018 season opener.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000887937/article/ravens-jimmy-smith-suspended-four-games-for-peds

Seriously? What a harsh punishment....

And I guess this explains Smith's resurgence this year.

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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This is a BULLSHIT suspension. All this lip service about protecting the players. That concussion could speed up a lot of fucking bad things for the injured Bills player. Even if it doesn't, THERE is your hypocrisy. If Gronk comes back before the guy he whacks, that's just wrong.

I think it should have been two anyway as that's was a shit move regardless. He injured a defenseless player after the whistle. WTF.

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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This is a BULLSHIT suspension. All this lip service about protecting the players. That concussion could speed up a lot of fucking bad things for the injured Bills player. Even if it doesn't, THERE is your hypocrisy. If Gronk comes back before the guy he whacks, that's just wrong.

I think it should have been two anyway as that's was a shit move regardless. He injured a defenseless player after the whistle. WTF.



Bingo. Lip service for the win.

Intentional and malicious.


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Asshat Zolak celebrating the hit

https://twitter.com/BeastQuake?ref_src= ... -dirty-hit

https://instaud.io/1vko (audio)

Brady with his sideline Fbomb tirade.....

https://twitter.com/NFLRT?ref_src=twsrc ... ine-tirade

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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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SP wrote:
That was one of the most egregious dirty hits in league history. Player was lying on the ground and Gronkowski wound up and hit him with a haymaker which caused a concussion. So what is to stop a team, say in the AFC Championship game from sending in a lesser player with the instruction to knock Brady out of the game. Precident says it’s a one game suspension. Well worth a trip to the SB.


Exactly what I thought while watching that game
Gronkowski was obviously upset
Looked and intententiobnlay decided to,hurt a guy on the ground after the play
When he got up you could see his face and he was still pissed and pleased
NFL wants to avoid concussions and just had a guy intentionally dive on and hurt a guys head
It was an assault and a sucker shot
NFL rules are so arbitrary and ridiculous


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 Post subject: Re: Gronkowski Only Suspended One Game
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Same punishment as juju
Bizarro world NFL


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