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kmvoss


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:51 pm    Post subject: Brady fined 10k for slide vs. Ravens Reply with quote

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000130400/article/tom-brady-fined-10k-by-nfl-for-sliding-into-ed-reed

No surprise here. Glad it's been officially recognized as inappropriate behaviour. Hearing people say it was legal and unintentional boggled quite a few of us.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Should've been a lot more. That was dirty and could've ended Reed's career. No joke...
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

fair fine....hasnt been in trouble before has he?
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I don't understand most of that, but I can tell it's probably inaccurate.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

$10k for Frank Gore's socks & $10k for this?

Seems legit.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

But... but... it was an accident and/or not illegal Rolling Eyes

I'm honestly a little surprised the league didn't maintain the double standard, but glad to see it.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

While I agree with the fine, I'm absolutely shocked the NFL had the balls to fine Brady.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wackywabbit wrote:
But... but... it was an accident and/or not illegal Rolling Eyes

I'm honestly a little surprised the league didn't maintain the double standard, but glad to see it.


I always find it funny when people whine about some fines but if they agree with it then then the obviously correct ruling was handed down.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TheKillerNacho wrote:
While I agree with the fine, I'm absolutely shocked the NFL had the balls to fine Brady.

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It was on national TV in an important game... if it was during a regular season game that happened in the afternoon, I don't think they would have fined him.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

QB Connoisseur wrote:
$10k for Frank Gore's socks & $10k for this?

Seems legit.


Actually Gore was fined $10,500 and Brady was fined $10,000 even Very Happy

So in the NFL, you're fined more for showing your calves than you are for an illegal or malicious slide that could've injured another player and looked to be intentional!

YAYYY GOODELL!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SnA ExclusiVe wrote:
QB Connoisseur wrote:
$10k for Frank Gore's socks & $10k for this?

Seems legit.


Actually Gore was fined $10,500 and Brady was fined $10,000 even Very Happy

So in the NFL, you're fined more for showing your calves than you are for an illegal or malicious slide that could've injured another player and looked to be intentional!

YAYYY GOODELL!



i said the same thing. so ridiculous.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BlaqOptic wrote:
wackywabbit wrote:
But... but... it was an accident and/or not illegal Rolling Eyes

I'm honestly a little surprised the league didn't maintain the double standard, but glad to see it.


I always find it funny when people whine about some fines but if they agree with it then then the obviously correct ruling was handed down.


Do you think the league would have fined Brady on a questionable call that wasn't even called a penalty on the field either?

Personally, I don't really whine about fines. I actually agree with the fines for helmet hits on defenseless receivers, even though my team gets a lot. With the health implications, those hits have to be dealt with aggressively. I did disagree when they wanted to randomly suspend Reed for one, but they overturned that, so I was satisfied with the final ruling on that too.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SnA ExclusiVe wrote:
QB Connoisseur wrote:
$10k for Frank Gore's socks & $10k for this?

Seems legit.


Actually Gore was fined $10,500 and Brady was fined $10,000 even Very Happy

So in the NFL, you're fined more for showing your calves than you are for an illegal or malicious slide that could've injured another player and looked to be intentional!

YAYYY GOODELL!


Makes sense doesn't it? Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SnA ExclusiVe wrote:
QB Connoisseur wrote:
$10k for Frank Gore's socks & $10k for this?

Seems legit.


Actually Gore was fined $10,500 and Brady was fined $10,000 even Very Happy

So in the NFL, you're fined more for showing your calves than you are for an illegal or malicious slide that could've injured another player and looked to be intentional!

YAYYY GOODELL!


Goodell doesnt levy fines

nice try tho
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SnA ExclusiVe wrote:
QB Connoisseur wrote:
$10k for Frank Gore's socks & $10k for this?

Seems legit.


Actually Gore was fined $10,500 and Brady was fined $10,000 even Very Happy

So in the NFL, you're fined more for showing your calves than you are for an illegal or malicious slide that could've injured another player and looked to be intentional!

YAYYY GOODELL!


This is the key thing people seem to be ignoring. It looked like it may have been intentional. Of course they aren't going to hit him with some enormous fine for something they can't concrete prove was intentional and it isn't like Brady is some repeat offender. So basically they fined him as if it was a penalty. His 10K is no different than what, say, Peppers had to pay for his hit on Rodgers back in the championship game.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ehh.....he'll send the league 40-50 pairs of "Uggs" as payment
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