Welcome to PatsFans.com

Patriots to collect full amount of fines from Branch

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by DefenseRules, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. DefenseRules

    DefenseRules Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2005
    Messages:
    9,796
    Likes Received:
    30
    Ratings:
    +55 / 0 / -1

    #12 Jersey

    http://www.kffl.com/hotw/nfl
  2. Digger44

    Digger44 Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2005
    Messages:
    1,962
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

  3. bakes781

    bakes781 Rookie

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2006
    Messages:
    2,913
    Likes Received:
    4
    Ratings:
    +6 / 0 / -0

    #12 Jersey

    Just curious where does that $ go?
  4. marty

    marty Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Messages:
    2,484
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    A couple of thoughts spring to mind
    1)charitable donation to Victims of Katrina (people who are really struggling to take care of their children!)
    2) Donation to medical facility currently caring for Branch's son.
    3)cover expenses incurred in dealing with whole #@%$$#negotiations!

    I'm so ready to move on to our actual team and the upcoming game!
  5. IpaqMan

    IpaqMan Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2006
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Someone has posted elsewhere that fines and penalties go into an NFL penalty pool and are not counted into the cap.
  6. marty

    marty Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Messages:
    2,484
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    Yea, I was just having a little fun!:cool:
  7. shakadave

    shakadave Rookie

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2005
    Messages:
    2,232
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    600K would probably be enough to add a small wing to the Benedict Arnold Museum.
  8. shmessy

    shmessy Maude Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    18,479
    Likes Received:
    146
    Ratings:
    +308 / 0 / -3

    #75 Jersey

    Honestly, I hope the Patriots donate it to a charity that helps low-income families with children who have Deion Branch's child's condition.
  9. DB15

    DB15 Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2006
    Messages:
    679
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Im glad they are fining the full amount, I hope that the money does infact go to a good cause
  10. rabthepat

    rabthepat Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2006
    Messages:
    1,549
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Collect it all and donate it to me.
  11. sieglo

    sieglo Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2006
    Messages:
    4,242
    Likes Received:
    7
    Ratings:
    +10 / 0 / -0

    Use it to fund Patsfans.com.
  12. Patriots4Ever

    Patriots4Ever Rookie

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2006
    Messages:
    654
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

  13. AStack75

    AStack75 Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    1,089
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Hahah. Ty Law's family will benefit from the same charity.
  14. VJCPatriot

    VJCPatriot Rookie

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2006
    Messages:
    12,347
    Likes Received:
    28
    Ratings:
    +46 / 1 / -4

    Good. I think this needs to happen. Yeah Branch can afford to pay now with his big 12M signing bonus but there SHOULD be a penalty that applies when players use tactics like holding out and not reporting to work.

    That should at least make some players think twice about doing this unless they are going to get a really fat contract out of it to offset the penalties.

    Well if the money goes to a pool it's not like it is even going to the Pats, they are just enforcing a league rule.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>