DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

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    DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    not to b a monday morning qb.. but all the OL guys wear them by mandate... all players should b protected like the qbs.. this will b another change.. all receivers and RBs should have preventative braces.. if i owned a ream, heck yes.. the ACLs like wilfork's will happen.. noncontact.. but most of the contact ones can b prevented. the doc was on d and c show this morning!

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    Thanks for this uplifting second guessing

     
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    Usually players dont wear braces until after they injure themselves.

    Ive only noticed most "college" lineman wear them, but not in the NFL

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    As a tight end, Gronk wants his agility and speed to max out. ALL skilled position types do and need that. Knee braces, though better than they use to be, are still clunky and cumbersome for players who run routes and capitalize on speed. I've never heard of or seen any "skilled position" player wear one who didnt need one to protect for a previous injury. Thats just the way it is. The question is whether or not the NFL SHOULD REQUIRE KNEE BRACES FOR EVERY PLAYER, just like helmets, etc. One day, expect that the game will employ uniforms that are more of a real light weight body suit that protects the player in ways that todays equipment not only doesnt protect but many times contributes to catastrophic injuries. Only a matter of time before NIKE, et al come up with something. 

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    In response to melswitt's comment:

    In response to RallyC's comment:

    As a tight end, Gronk wants his agility and speed to max out. ALL skilled position types do and need that. Knee braces, though better than they use to be, are still clunky and cumbersome for players who run routes and capitalize on speed. I've never heard of or seen any "skilled position" player wear one who didnt need one to protect for a previous injury. Thats just the way it is. The question is whether or not the NFL SHOULD REQUIRE KNEE BRACES FOR EVERY PLAYER Just like helmets, etc. 



    Agreed...and the type of knee braces worn by most college linemen would not have prevented the type of injury Gronk has...in fact, the rigidity of the brace due to the metal on the sides might have also resulted in a broken leg because the bone can give a bit before the actually break if not encased in metal, which is what the brace largely does...




    Excellent point MEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    In response to RallyC's comment:

    As a tight end, Gronk wants his agility and speed to max out. ALL skilled position types do and need that. Knee braces, though better than they use to be, are still clunky and cumbersome for players who run routes and capitalize on speed. I've never heard of or seen any "skilled position" player wear one who didnt need one to protect for a previous injury. Thats just the way it is. The question is whether or not the NFL SHOULD REQUIRE KNEE BRACES FOR EVERY PLAYER, just like helmets, etc. One day, expect that the game will employ uniforms that are more of a real light weight body suit that protects the player in ways that todays equipment not only dont protect but is a huge contributor to catastrophic injuries. Only a matter of time before NIKE, et al come up with something. 



    This is a grizzley bear suit...Troy hurtubise.

    or is it an nfl uniform in 2020?

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    In response to Fletcherbrook's comment:

    In response to RallyC's comment:

    As a tight end, Gronk wants his agility and speed to max out. ALL skilled position types do and need that. Knee braces, though better than they use to be, are still clunky and cumbersome for players who run routes and capitalize on speed. I've never heard of or seen any "skilled position" player wear one who didnt need one to protect for a previous injury. Thats just the way it is. The question is whether or not the NFL SHOULD REQUIRE KNEE BRACES FOR EVERY PLAYER, just like helmets, etc. One day, expect that the game will employ uniforms that are more of a real light weight body suit that protects the player in ways that todays equipment not only dont protect but is a huge contributor to catastrophic injuries. Only a matter of time before NIKE, et al come up with something. 



    This is a grizzley bear suit...Troy hurtubise.

    or is it an nfl uniform in 2020?




    I heard had Gronk worn this, he'd be playing next week. 

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    Gronk, Mayo, Wilfork are all finished.  And so are the patriots season.  They may get to the playoffs but they wont last.

    Go Jets.

     

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

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    Gronk, Mayo, Wilfork are all finished.  And so are the patriots season.  They may get to the playoffs but they wont last.

    Go Jets.

     



    What is the purpose of this mindless post?

     
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    Gronk, Mayo, Wilfork are all finished.  And so are the patriots season.  They may get to the playoffs but they wont last.

    Go Jets.

     




    Where?

     

     
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    In response to ghostofjri37's comment:

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    Gronk, Mayo, Wilfork are all finished.  And so are the patriots season.  They may get to the playoffs but they wont last.

    Go Jets.

     




    Where?

     



    Anywhere but New Jersey

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    In response to HeygangLH's comment:

    Proud of my Jets this year. Everybody expected them to go 0-16. Rex will get the Coach of the year for his efforts.

     Don't forget gang the Jets beat you guys once this year and gave you the second game. You didn't win that game ...it was gift.

    You also won against Cleveland -you were supposed to win -you were 12 point favorites-on a horrible call. Your QB is throwing INT's in the endzone to end games and like the rest of the NFL you guys have key injuries in key positions.

    pats one and done again in the playoffs.Jets-Wow what a year with all the ups and downs-can't wait to see where they end up.

    But if they end up nowhere ...oh well I won't lose any sleep over it. My life doesn't revolve around a sports team like so many of your lives do.

    So gang on that note. You all know Leon...Busy busy busy



    You are an idiot by definition!!!!  Why would any including your mother care what you think?

     
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    In response to HeygangLH's comment:

    Good morning TSW-Hey if you don't like what Leon is pontificating about then put me on Ignore.

    Just because your life revolves around a sports team doesn't mean everybody elses lives also revolve around a sports team.

    Or was it the "one and done" comment that got you twisted?I just call them like I see them.

    What I'm seeing up in NE doesn't impress anybody...and you know it




    YOU have a life. HA, Just like you have a brain and Obama tells the true. Not possible!!!!!!

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    In response to HeygangLH's comment:

    Slow down there TSW- Slow down... deep breaths ... now get your thoughts together and give it another shot...I'll wait...LOL



    Leon.... you should stick to one name, but you can't because everyone knows how obtuse/inane you are. I shall put you on ignore. In the future post under ONE NAME and our paths will never cross. Dimwit!!

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    O-line and QBs can have an attachment on their wheels. Receivers, Rbs and defenders can't.

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    In response to ImagydSportsBos' comment:

    not to b a monday morning qb.. but all the OL guys wear them by mandate... all players should b protected like the qbs.. this will b another change.. all receivers and RBs should have preventative braces.. if i owned a ream, heck yes.. the ACLs like wilfork's will happen.. noncontact.. but most of the contact ones can b prevented. the doc was on d and c show this morning!




    OLs don't have to run 30 yards at full tilt or cut.


    Wilfork ripped his achillies tendon genius. What does that have to do with a knee brace?

     
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    Re: DOC: GRONK would be fine if he were wearing a BRACE.. y not?

    In response to jetson13's comment:

    Gronk, Mayo, Wilfork are all finished.  And so are the patriots season.  They may get to the playoffs but they wont last.

    Go Jets.

     




    Poor little bugboy Leon. Your team is having good year aren't they? No butt fumbles this season. That's the kind of improvement Jets fans can expect. As for improving enough to lift yourselves out of the laughingstock category? Nope

     
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