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Old 11-09-2012, 03:04 PM   #11
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Default Re: Sanders and Steelers fined 50K

ONCE again the league under hitler goddell is just USING the Steelers to "send a message"... yet somehow never punishes the pretty teams of the NFL.
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:09 PM   #12
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Now the question is are they going to fine Victor Cruz for faking a head injury after getting hit in the ribs
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:22 PM   #14
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Anderson said in his letter that he had no evidence that the Steelers or their coaching staff encouraged the fake injury. If he did have any such evidence, Anderson said, the penalty would have been much more severe than a $35,000 fine.
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You can fine an organization $35k for something they didn't know about or encourage? Wtf. I dont get why Rooney doesn't stand up to Fuhrer Goodell. He has a big enough name to put him in his place.
it would be interesting to see what would happen if the Rooneys just flat-out refused to pay the fine.
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:23 PM   #15
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what a crock of sh**......The Giants whole defense were faking multiple times last year against STL on MNF to stop their hurry up....what fines were they hit with
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:36 PM   #16
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This is the players asscoaitions fault. I know that, they and we, wanted the game to get back sooner than later but allowing the league this much power is ridiculous. This won't stop especially considering the Steelers were the only team to vote against the CBA. Damn, that's just wrong. Maybe them hitting the Rooney's will make the organization stand up and fight back a little. I don't think he cramped up either but now a cramp is up to debate??????? Go Steelers!
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:59 PM   #17
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I think he was faking and being a dick too
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Don't think it's fair for the nfl to dish out fines for something that can't be proved

Eh, hopefully it gives the team another "us against the world" chip to play with. Seems like professionals play their best when they feel conspired against
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Now the question is are they going to fine Victor Cruz for faking a head injury after getting hit in the ribs
no kidding right? and he should get suspended since the giants are repeat offenders!
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:23 PM   #19
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Did we not witness a giants player doin the same thing the other year?
Did he get anything for it? I dont remember if he did or not.
Yes but he wasn't a Steeler Player!

Come on dude, get with the program -- Steelers bad, Steelers must be punished, Steelers are evil.
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:46 PM   #20
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They deemed sanders is too dumb to fake an injury?lol

How much would it take to convince someone your leg cramped up? Seriously does it take a college MBA to be able to legitimize a leg cramp?
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