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  1. thenepatsrule

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    The league threatened suspensions for habitual offenders.

    This was Brackett's 3rd offense this year, and this one was the worst.

    So why no suspension? Because he is a Colt?
     
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    THAT'S IT??? WTF?? Brackett should have been tossed from the game and suspended for the play-offs..

    So much for Goodell's BS helmet to helmet policy and habitual offenders.
     
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    I didn't see the hit, but it sounds terrible!

    Should be suspending! Well done Roger! Glad you keep with your ideas!
     
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    It was a dirty hit as Brackett Blindsided Amato, leading with his helmet and hitting Amato in the back of the Helmet.

    being fined only $35K is a disgrace.
     
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    Worst commissioner in professional sports is at it again...
     
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    i dont think it was that bad of a hit. yah leading with the helmet, but to me, it didnt look like he was trying to be dirty
     
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    If that was Brackets third offense he should have been bounced from the game suspended and fined about $75K. If he were a pat thats prolly what would have happened.
     
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    Wasn't Harrison fined $50K. How was this hit any less egregious?
     
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    Hey -- I know him! :D

    Seriously, should have been more.
     
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    When is the NFL going to fine Brackett for his PED use in The Simpsons?
     
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    Even after Merriweather appealed his fine it still ammounted to more, on his first offense, on a lesser (imo) hit.
     
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    The NFL make an example of a player on the Colts roster yeah good luck with that..
     
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    Brackett should definitely be suspended for this hit
     
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    That hit was terrible. And his third offense. Definitely warrants a suspension.

    Oh wait! He plays for the Colts! Never mind. :rolleyes:
     
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    So, you don't think it's dirty for a player to hit a guy, helmet to helmet, in the back of his helmet?

    To me, that is the definition of dirty. Hitting a guy from behind.. Amato was extremely lucky not to have been severely injured
     
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