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Was Brandon Spikes punished for showing up late? Agent releases a statement

Brandon Spikes did not want to go on the injured reserve. A matter of fact, he had been playing at a very high level the past several games.  There were reports going around that the Patriots may have put him on the I/R as punishment for showing up late to meetings.  That could be the case because now Spikes Agent released a statement.

Now, Spikes’ representatives have released a statement insisting the injured reserve designation “was not a mutual decision.”

“Brandon had every intention to keep playing throughout the playoffs, despite the pain he was experiencing throughout the season,” the statement said. “We never had a single conversation with the Patriots in which they threatened to release him if he didn’t accept the injured reserve designation.”


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