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Brandon Spikes MIA

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    Re: Brandon Spikes MIA

    In response to tcal2-'s comment:

    We have one of the weakest LB cores in the NFL.  Hopefully Hightower, Jones and the new blood can force out the three stiffs (Mayo, Spikes and [insert name])

    Huh? One of the weakest? I actually think it is one of the strongest in the league, and will continue to get even stronger with Collins and beauhanis added to the roster and fletcher back for depth. A starting group of mayo, Hightower, spikes and Collins is pretty stacked in my mind. What don't you like about this group?

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    I'm not sure what you people are thinking. They will make an effort to sign him. He's an impact player when he's on the field and made some big plays last year. People are right about his inept pass coverage and has to be subbed out on those downs. He's had no visible problems like Moss, and a couple other free agent players who got into the media. 

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    CSN New England expects the Patriots and MLB Brandon Spikes to "part ways" after 2013.


    Spikes is entering the final year of his rookie contract, and he hasn't participated in the conditioning phase or OTAs. Spikes is a stud against the run, but needs to cut down on penalties. If Spikes does reach 2014 free agency, he'll be a hot item as a ferocious downhill run plugger at age 26.


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    1. I hope Spikes impresses the coaches in preseason and comes up big including reasonable improvement v the pass.

    2. I hope his play warrants and earns a new contract

    3. I am not holding my breath.... I just dont know

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    "That was my least favorite play, because running to the outside, my whole right side was exposed," Williams told The Arizona Republic on Thursday. "As soon as I saw (linebacker Brandon) Spikes coming to hit me, I curled up and forgot about the ball. It was something where I was trying to protect my leg instead of trying to protect the football."

    i bagged on Spikes a bit and he's definitely limited in coverage but reading stuff like this makes me glad he's a Patriot.  I hope he doesn't want too much money and we can keep him around because he is very good at the things he does well, like scaring the dung out of RBs.


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    His last tweet was "TRANSFORMATION" and he tweeted this february 28. He used to tweet alot but hes gone now, hopefully he transforms like bumblebee and comes back at a even higher level. It seems as if he is not being side tracked by anything, maybe thats why he isnt tweeting as much as he did. If he comes back even beastier(not even a word) then you should stop bashing on him for not being there for mandatory team activities, but if he comes back the same he was sucking in coverage then bash him for all you want. But all we can do now is speculate and he hope he has transformed.

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    Spikes brings a meaness to the D that can't be measured in stats. Mayo became a better player with Spikes on the field. That said, he's not just a two down LB, he's an awesome TDLB. He's the best run defender on the team.

    I can't beleive some are waiting for Cunningham to show up. After 3 seasons, the team has soured on him and it wouldn't surprise me if he doesn't make the 53.


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