Watching the Jones: Dazed & Confused

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I'm choosing to file this under "if we could magically air the dirty laundry of every NFL player this would be a raindrop in the ocean."
 

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Ok, so, unless and until the league "randomly" tests him [tomorrow], there's really nothing to this.
Thankfully there is a CBA. They can't unless you are in the program. The weed test in the NFL is really a moron test, cause there is a window during which you know it's coming.

Assuming the truth of the rumors, chalk it up to the downside of a bye.
 

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Between coach's black eye, Gronk's kidnapping, and this... it is Tuesday and outside of the week after last year's AFC Championship this is already the weirdest week leading up to a playoff game for the Pats that I can remember.

I don't like it.
 

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Between coach's black eye, Gronk's kidnapping, and this... it is Tuesday and outside of the week after last year's AFC Championship this is already the weirdest week leading up to a playoff game for the Pats that I can remember.
Two words ... Chuck. Fairbanks.
 

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Here's the thing:

1) he turned himself in (or whatever)
2) no charges were filed
3) nobody was hurt
4) his medical records are private.

Goodell might pursue this, but good luck.
 

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Per an entry in PFT.com, suspension comes automatically only if it was a PED. Street drugs only get you into the program. Once in the program, street drugs can get you suspended. Josh Gordon ville.

This squares with my recollection. Just get through the next few weeks -- then figure out who is worth keeping around.

Yeah, the black eye in this context is not encouraging. I am very suspicious of coincidences. Don't believe in them really.
 

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Jammed
  • The act of being under the influence of any powerful opiate.
  • The act of being under the heavy influence of Perscription Opiates.
  • The slang word for when your fucked up on oxycotin (O.C.)
  • When you smoke a joint and take a few Pharmies.
 

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They need to hire Chris Carter as a consultant ASAP because having Gronkowski, Jones, or Belichick as the Patriots' fall guy seems like a case of "not doing it right".
 

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Right now I'm a bit more worried about one of the teams better defensive players being involved in some potentially sketchy shit than anything Goodell is gonna do...
Amen. Also Gronk missing practice and BB's black eye, all on the same day this comes out?

Hopefully a series of coincidences, but who knows.
 

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Right now I'm a bit more worried about one of the teams better defensive players being involved in some potentially sketchy shit than anything Goodell is gonna do...
He's at practice, right?
 

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Guys, this is all part of the plan. Reid wants to float shit about Maclin not being too bad after, at best, a high ankle sprain, and now BB does this? Fucking genius.

1--Has someone punch him in the eye.
2--Tells Gronk to stay home.
3--Puts some synthetic weed in Chandler Jones' protein shake.
4--Profit, by destroying KC 40-13.

#pinkstripes
 

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Don't much about Foxborough other than stadium area. As a fairly small town, seemingly without a decent sized hospital(guessing Norwood is the closest one?) does the Foxbourough PD commonly serve a semi-paramedic, first responders to a medical emergency role? If so, and since he lives so close to the station, maybe not as odd as it definitely seems on first look.
Makes sense to me; if my choice was go to the police station for a medical emergency up the street or go to Norwood hospital, I'd choose the police station 10 times out of 10. Went to Norwood hospital once with a boxers break on my left hand and it took four hours for them to see me, by the time my turn came, when the nurse asked me how I'd like to pay for their services, I told her "With my life if you don't hurry the fuck up." The guy waiting sitting to my left had a musket wound, the guy to my right hurt his shoulder falling off the Trojan horse, that hospital sucks.
 

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Makes sense to me; if my choice was go to the police station for a medical emergency up the street or go to Norwood hospital, I'd choose the police station 10 times out of 10. Went to Norwood hospital once with a boxers break on my left hand and it took four hours for them to see me, by the time my turn came, when the nurse asked me how I'd like to pay for their services, I told her "With my life if you don't hurry the fuck up." The guy waiting sitting to my left had a musket wound, the guy to my right hurt his shoulder falling off the Trojan horse, that hospital sucks.
It is not a "good" hospital, no.
 

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If this is true, take a good look at him the next month. Gronk could get away with this. Brady too, but that's not happening. Nobody else. During playoff prep? Uh no. Lots of places on this roster to invest, and pot is only so big.

Just hope they keep their shit together the next 3 and a half weeks.
 

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If this is true, take a good look at him the next month. Gronk could get away with this. Brady too, but that's not happening. Nobody else. During playoff prep? Uh no. Lots of places on this roster to invest, and pot is only so big.

Just hope they keep their shut together the next 3 and a half weeks.
Pun intended?
 

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When I hear "all jammed up" I think of Dennis Reynolds from Always Sunny.
For some reason, I don't think that's what Lou meant
 

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Plus, Vollmer's limp seems worse than it should be.

Makes ya WONDER....
 

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99.9% chance Belichick's eye is unrelated. Gronk's absence I'm not quite as positive about, but possibly? Unless Jones was flopping at his house while he was in Florida and they needed to ask him about something- but it would still be weird if he was absent while Jones practiced today.
 

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So you want me to believe Jones punched BB in the eye and is still at practice?
If Gronk popped him in the eye because BB jumped on him and things got heated, what do you think then? Gronk was not at practice.
 

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Unrelated to Chandler Jones's stupidity, why didn't a injury/practice participation report come out today? With the Saturday game, I thought the reports begin to be released on Tuesday.
 

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Unrelated to Chandler Jones's stupidity, why didn't a injury/practice participation report come out today? With the Saturday game, I thought the reports begin to be released on Tuesday.
Due Wednesday, according to Reiss
 

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If Gronk popped him in the eye because BB jumped on him and things got heated, what do you think then? Gronk was not at practice.
If Gronk punched the coach don't you think we would know by now? I have a hard time believing that would be kept secret for this long. Someone would leak it.
 

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Plus, Vollmer's limp seems worse than it should be.

Makes ya WONDER....
Well, obviously Gronk was the ringleader of a group that got Jones fucked up so bad he had to go to the hospital. When Belichick confronted him about, things got violent and Vollmer feared for Gronk's safety, so he assaulted the coach with his knee, all while Brady injected cocaine into Saturday's game balls.
 

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Whatever really happened, there's one thing I'm certain of. Namely, that the Patriots usual "clam up, keep it all in house" approach is already not serving them in this situation. It is probably too late already, but they need to get out in front of this story because when we all wake up tomorrow morning this is going to be a media shitstorm of major proportions.

Yeah, I know they issued a statement earlier, but "bland and generic" isn't gonna cut it.