If I were Meriwerather

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    If I were Meriwerather

    I know this subject is basically closed but here's a little add on both Harrison and Dunta Robinson have contested their fines for ill-legal hits,if I were Meriweather I would do the same. My reason is pretty simple if it's good for the goose it has to be good for the gander. So if I were Meriweather I wouldn't pay a dime either, challange this fine it was his first offense and they basically docked him two game checks for one hit and a whiff... There is nothing fair in this fine and there is precedence as too how much a hit like that should be fined as Eric Smith received a 7,500 dollar fine for doing the same thing to Wes Welker in week 2.
     
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    No man... he literally left his feet and put his head out first with his arms by his chest.. regardless of reasoning it looks too blatant.  Everyone made the comment that his play has no room for NFL play... He did the right thing by saying sorry and moving on.  He should have said that before he said "I won't change how I play the game, point blank", but still like you said, it's now a dead issue.  He needs to be very careful from now on as he has a target on his back from the league.   
     
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    Gotta go with getzo, he humbled up,took it and wants to move on. There will be less scrutiny on him now than the other two. Wasn't a good hit , so he dropped the subject. Good for him,moving on hopefully no more bad juju!
     
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    My reasoning had little to do with the hit but more to do with the fine itself,they just arbitrerally decided to make a scapegoat out of him by hitting him with the fine reserved for a three time offender! While it was his first offense,also if they lower or drop Harrisons or Robinson's fines then Meriweather winds up holding the bag for their actions as well. It sends a bad message to the Patriots team that it's ok for other folks to hit illegally but it's not OK for the Patriots.... Sorry regardless of the hit I challenge the fine if I'm Meriweather.
     
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    No man... he literally left his feet and put his head out first with his arms by his chest.. regardless of reasoning it looks too blatant.  Everyone made the comment that his play has no room for NFL play... He did the right thing by saying sorry and moving on.  He should have said that before he said "I won't change how I play the game, point blank", but still like you said, it's now a dead issue.  He needs to be very careful from now on as he has a target on his back from the league.   
    Posted by Getzo
    Exact same play was made by Eric smith and the fine was only 7,500 they are applying a double standard.
     
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    It appears as though the NFL is going to fine based not on the hit but on the result of the hit. One thing to look for this week is offensive players staying down after a hard hit. NFL referees have shown that they can be manipulated into throwing a flag. So why not see if you can get a free 15 yards.
     
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    I have to say that the argyument that Meriweather launched is BS, the play took place in mid air of course he jumped.  Heaps short armed the ball and then got mauled by Mayo (I think) which changed his direction into Meriweather.  Brandon easily gets this fine reduced if he fights it. 

    I've said it before, the fault of this play lies with the offense.  Heaps was going to get lit up once they threw the ball into that coverage.  Fine the QB for being a moron and getting his own guy mugged.
     
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    If I were Meriweather I wouldn't have to listen to my girlfriend talk about me doing situps and complain about my beer belly

     
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        This might well be significant a trauma to turn Merriweather in the right direction in terms of playing within the system of the Pats rather than free lancing.There could be a little good in this odious situation.
     
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    .....I would hop on my ride and pickup NeGame and cruise on down to the Keys, Games golden locks flowing along with my dreads, wind warm and the smooth roar of the King ahhhh life is good.
     
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    I would just let it go and get back to playing football.  Pay the fine and move on.  Meriweather needs to focus on living up to his "potential" rather than starting a distraction about his fine.  Chung's learning curve is growing exponentially, so Meriweather better look over his shoulder.
    Posted by ipot




    You mean infront of him?  They play different positions.  He only has to worry about being stupid and that's when BB puts Sanders in... no worries but like you said he should continue to listen to his coaches and be the best player he can.  Meriweather and Chung can be an absolutely formidable safety combination.  At the very least they bring the wood, and both seem to make great plays on the ball.
     
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    Hey HRKing!   If that is NOT A DREAM.....post some pictures on the site for the rest of us!!!  EVERYONE....even the Dolt trolls....love to see GAMER in leather!

    The Bliss
     
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    In Response to If I were Meriwerather:
    I know this subject is basically closed but here's a little add on both Harrison and Dunta Robinson have contested their fines for ill-legal hits,if I were Meriweather I would do the same. My reason is pretty simple if it's good for the goose it has to be good for the gander. So if I were Meriweather I wouldn't pay a dime either, challange this fine it was his first offense and they basically docked him two game checks for one hit and a whiff... There is nothing fair in this fine and there is precedence as too how much a hit like that should be fined as Eric Smith received a 7,500 dollar fine for doing the same thing to Wes Welker in week 2.
    Posted by sportsbozo1


    looked like heap was in the air and rotating before Meriweather hit him. Didn't look nearly as bad as Harrison's hits....
     
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