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  1. RIpats88

    RIpats88 In the Starting Line-Up

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    Theres a reason no team has taken a flier on this guy. And its because the league has sent a clear message that if you sign him he is going right on the comissioners exempt list. And as we know from the brady trial...Goodell can do whatever he wants.
     
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    Again based on what?
     
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    He’s not going on the exempt list. They’re not gonna set predecent. This is not a criminal case but a civil one in which the accuser has already lied once.
     
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    They put players on the exempt list before so this is not a precedent. Peterson, brown, hardy all come to mind.
     
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    By maybe the telling the owners not to sign him this is a way to keep the precedence that any civil matters will avoid the exempt list while ABs legal issues get resolved.
     
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    All these players were arrested or charged criminally with either child/domestic abuse.
     
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    I don’t think so. Josh brown wasn’t charged. Rice wasn’t charged. He was exempt listed also.
    A Brown has had a civil suit filed against him.
     
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    So tell us why your lord and savior hasn’t been signed by anyone, not even by teams on the bubble who desperately need help.
     
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  10. Ras-IR Dowling

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    Josh brown was arrested and admitted to authorities that he physically abused his now ex-wife.

    Rice was also arrested for domestic abuse which was caught on video.
     
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    But he was never charged. Roethlisberger was suspended with no charges. Help Brady was suspended because science exists.
    Also AB has a lot of issues beyond one civil suit. Remember it’s all about PR and most people out there think he threaten the kids of his accuser. Precedent is they conduct their own investigation whether law enforcement charges or not.
    The Nfl isn’t interested in fairness (obviously we have seen many examples of that) but they are concerned with perception. The perception is AB is a bad guy who the Twitterverse will rip the league for endorsing rape and dv if they let him play. Therefore they won’t let him play. Him coming back will create a firestorm of attention. No way in hell they allow it.
    I’m not sure if you have caught on to this but twitter runs the NFL not Goddell.
     
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    Agree with most of this but he was still arrested and charged with 4th degree domestic abuse with charges eventually dropped.

    With AB no criminal charges related to sexual assault have been filed. Could the NFL put him on the exempt list if signed? Sure they’ve shown they can do whatever they want, but I’m just pointing out the differences in those aforementioned players who were placed on the list due to criminal legal matters and AB who is dealing with a civil suit.
     
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    Hunt wasn't arrested or charged but was placed on the EL for conduct detrimental prior to being suspended. Considering the setting of a precedent regarding use of the EL over a civil suit has no bearing on AB's situation, besides it's a red herring argument anyway. Fraudger could place him on it for conduct detrimental just for the texts and social media posts and be on sustainable ground. Whether the Antoniots like it or not the only precedent that matters is the court validated one that conduct detrimental, and the appropriate punishment for it, is whatever the league decides it is.
     
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    How does that make the argument that he’s a good teammate?
     
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    Hunt is an interesting case. Your right he wasn’t charged with anything, NFL found the video evidence was enough to sit him down. Would they feel the same way about text msgs? I know the media portrayed them as “threatening”, to me I would lean on the side that they were stupid and foolish, threatenings a stretch.
     
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    AB is not my lord and savior - that title goes to Jesus Christ. I think it's reprehensible and unconscionable for Kraft not to sign him, but he's not my savior.

    And if you think Brady isn't ticked, and probably more than slightly so, at Kraft at the moment over this, you're just not paying attention.
     
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    No it hasn’t and I get it that it’s hard to tolerate tardiness. With that said, if you don’t have an effective replacement sometimes you have to just try and discipline. They could have suspended Gordon for 1 or 2 games instead of cutting him and see if that helps.
     
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    No I don’t think that because I know Brady’s history over 20 years, and I am not creating meaning in between his words or actions to support my predetermined belief.

    Give me one clear example of Brady saying he is angry at kraft.
     
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    The minute you accept disrespecting rules, teammates, coaches because you don’t have an effective replacement you no longer have any discipline.
    We have no clue the depth of Gordon’s issues but we also know he wasn’t producing on the field either.
     
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    This is where my drive to get AB back stutters. I feel he will not truly learn from this experience to stop being an *******. He will be rewarded beyond measure by coming back here because the offense is shaping up to fix some of their issues but his addition will coincide with a massive uptick.
     

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