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    Wheatley placed on IR

    Patriots blog - Reiss' Pieces - Boston.com

    The news on the injury front just keeps getting better and better. :rolleyes:
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.

    Dammit JSN I just posted the same thing. :D

    Mods please merge our threads.
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.

    LOL - What can say, I sat back down at the right time. ;)
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.

    Robertson was a DE who projected to a possible 3-4 conversion OLB; he was a teamate of Guyton last year at Georgia Tech.
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.

    So where did he come from? Was he on a P-Squad or just sitting home baking cookies?

    At any rate, if he's in the same category as Guyton, let's get the lad suited up ASAP!
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    Can we just get through one game without someone the Pats count on going on IR?
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    who is in charge of injury prevention for us?
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    at what point does this cross into 'ridiculous' territory? How many people can one team have on IR/Out for an extended period, and still be expected to compete?

    This is starting to get depressing...
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    Fortuna, Roman Goddess of Chance?

    Wheatley IR isn't much of a surprise. I thought he would have been IR'd immediately based on the injury. (Though I held out hope ...)
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    One of Wheatley's concerns coming into the draft was being injury prone.

    Am I the only one who see's "David Tyree" everytime I read "Tyson DeVree"? :eek:
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    The silver lining: AD still not on IR.
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.


    OLB, interesting!

    I forgot we even had Tyson Devree:cool:

    Interesting moves all around, well Wheatley was sort of in the cards but otherwise very interesting indeed :)
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    Shhhhh, let's not mention that..........
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.

    Is Wheatley going to have a chronic problem with that wrist? I understand he has a rod in there and it broke during a college game. I saw his hand dangling and just wondered, will that thing ever be right?
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    Re: Wheatley placed on IR

    If he can come back, you have to remember that linebackers tend not to worry about having a heavy, hard blunt object attached to their arm for some reason.:)
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.

    NFL Draft Scout actually had Robertson projected in rds. 2-3 (they had Guyton at 4-5), but he went UDFA to the Cowboys, was eventually cut by them, and played a little in the CFL.
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    Bot surprised...he had surgery...AND it means that there are probably OTHER injuries forcing this change...Watson/Thomas... ones we have NOT heard about...OR they know DeVree can make catches and will get him in as a target for Cassell
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    Re: Wheatley to IR, Devree added to Roster, LB Darrell Robertson signed to PS.

    He might in time be a player...Draft SCout also mentioned a Jason Taylor type player...more in teh way he could play outside and rush the passer....
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    Now three of the seven draft picks have gone to IR.

    Still, this is one of our best draft classes in a while, especially if you include Guyton and Green-Ellis.
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