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    Julian Edelman Suspended 4 Games for PEDs

    Julian Edelman facing four-game suspension for PEDs

    http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300...nsion-for-peds

    Tom Brady might not have his favorite receiver back to begin the season.

    Julian Edelman is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substances policy, NFL Network's Kimberly Jones reported, per a source informed of the situation. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport adds Edelman is appealing the suspension.

    ESPN first reported the news.

    "I've known Julian since his rookie year and he is a phenomenal athlete who takes his training seriously-it's disappointing to hear today's news," trainer Alex Guerrero said in a statement. "Elite athletes sometimes work with multiple coaches and health professionals as part of their training. Here at our facility, we take a natural, holistic, appropriate and, above all, legal approach to training and recovery for all of our clients. And anyone who would suggest otherwise is irresponsible, and just plain wrong."

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    And the chaos continues in Foxboro. The off season drama in Foxboro has been unbelievable. Everyday it's been something else.

    I do find it fascinating how quickly Alex Guerrero distanced himself from this. I'm not suggesting he had anything to do with the PED's but why the need to put this statement out?

    Yes, there was talk yesterday in the Boston sports media that Brady, Gronk and Edelman worked with him, and that they were surprised that a Gurerrero client got popped because there is such a strict regimen these guys are supposed to follow when using the TB12 Method, but I didn't hear anyone suggest the trainer was responsible for giving a client PEDs.

    What this does do however is give BB more leverage to continue to ban Guerrero from being on the sidelines and flying with the team for away games. This has become a HUGE issue between Brady and BB throughout the year and it has been speculated that it was one of the major reasons, (among other issues) that Brady did not come to OTA's and still has not committed to attend the next 4 OTA's coming up. (per his presser yesterday). Although he did not come out and say that was the reason he might not come.

    It's been fascinating to watch the chaos unfold inside the Patriots organization this off season. I don't think it will impact what happens on the field, but man, there is a lot of bad blood and tension between Brady, Kraft, BB and some players who are still pissed about the Malcolm Butler issue in the Super Bowl. Some ex players talking smack, current players voicing their dissatisfaction, etc.
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    As I have said since these stories all came out.... meh...

    White noise if they are still winning games....
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    I wonder if this was HGH for knee recovery like when Rodney Harrison was with the Patriots.

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    My question....how many games will he really miss? (need to know for Fantasy).

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    Quote Originally Posted by CanDB View Post
    My question....how many games will he really miss? (need to know for Fantasy).
    I'm saying the whole 4. Don't believe he has much of an appeal. His appeal was " I don't know how this happened." Not a very effective one at that.

    But adding to the drama today, along with all the other chaos,

    It was reported that BB wanted to trade Gronk a few weeks ago, and Brady went over BB's head and went to Kraft and said he would retire if that happened. Kraft to BB, we will not trade Gronk. Just like he did Garrappolo. Hence, the horrendous relationship between Brady and BB. And yes, it's a real thing. How it shows up on the field, we shall see. I say, most not likely not yet.

    Also, in regards to the Edelman PED issue. Brady has invested millions in the TB12 Method (ie Guerrero). If it turns out that Guerrero had anything to do with Edelman coming up with a positive PED test, Brady could lose millions. The TB12 Method is his baby. It is his future life after football. It was well documental in his video Tom vs Time Series. It's not just a matter of BB not allowing Guerrero on the field during games, it's about his life after football.
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    Quote Originally Posted by broncoslover115 View Post
    I'm saying the whole 4. Don't believe he has much of an appeal. His appeal was " I don't know how this happened." Not a very effective one at that.

    But adding to the drama today, along with all the other chaos,

    It was reported that BB wanted to trade Gronk a few weeks ago, and Brady went over BB's head and went to Kraft and said he would retire if that happened. Kraft to BB, we will not trade Gronk. Just like he did Garrappolo. Hence, the horrendous relationship between Brady and BB. And yes, it's a real thing. How it shows up on the field, we shall see. I say, most not likely not yet.

    Also, in regards to the Edelman PED issue. Brady has invested millions in the TB12 Method (ie Guerrero). If it turns out that Guerrero had anything to do with Edelman coming up with a positive PED test, Brady could lose millions. The TB12 Method is his baby. It is his future life after football. It was well documental in his video Tom vs Time Series. It's not just a matter of BB not allowing Guerrero on the field during games, it's about his life after football.
    I think this may be the last legit season for the group. Brady and Gronk can not play top tier ball much longer. It will be interesting to see how some of these folks turn away from one another once paradise ends.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CanDB View Post
    I think this may be the last legit season for the group. Brady and Gronk can not play top tier ball much longer. It will be interesting to see how some of these folks turn away from one another once paradise ends.
    Well, if you listen to the callers on the radio shows, the fan base has turned against Brady this off season because they see him as a "Lebron James" type of a guy now. Meaning, he's no longer about the team and more about himself.

    And, Brady going over BB's head Kraft to request how the team should be run is not gonna fare well. Demanding that Garrappolo be traded and Gronk not be traded (two moves BB wanted to happen) and Kraft Succumbing to Brady's wishes is not going to solve the rife in the club house.
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    Quote Originally Posted by broncoslover115 View Post
    Well, if you listen to the callers on the radio shows, the fan base has turned against Brady this off season because they see him as a "Lebron James" type of a guy now. Meaning, he's no longer about the team and more about himself.

    And, Brady going over BB's head Kraft to request how the team should be run is not gonna fare well. Demanding that Garrappolo be traded and Gronk not be traded (two moves BB wanted to happen) and Kraft Succumbing to Brady's wishes is not going to solve the rife in the club house.
    Lets hope it affects the on the field product...….I'm all in if our next scandal will go like this:

    Notlookingsogreat
    -gate….

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    I'd LOVE to see/hear that they're struggling, and any other AFC team goes to the Super Bowl
    Rod Smith for the HOF. TEBOW RULES!

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    It's kind of like when they fight on one of those Housewives shows.....oh, no one watches those? Me either...never mind!

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