First, the New England Patriots linebacker re-aggravated an abdominal strain from last season working out during the NFL lockout. It required surgery and he reportedly was going to be on the shelf four to five weeks.
Now, heíll spend that time on the shelf contemplating where his next landing spot will be. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Patriots have informed Banta-Cain, who led the defense in sacks over the last two seasons, that he will be released Thursday when the waiver period begins.
Thatís a tough break for Banta-Cain and one can only assume his offseason injury contributed to the decision. Thatís exactly why some players were cautious during the lockout.
This goes to show just how little protection against unemployment players had during the lockout. This injury took place during a workout and not a player sponsored get together. And this guy was their top pass rusher?
I'm getting to that age where a lifetime warranty just doesn't mean as much to me anymore as an afternoon nap.
Honey Badger Don't Care. Honey Badger Don't Give a Shit.