Found October 02, 2012 on
It’s all the same to Coach. Per Bill Livingston in today’s PD:
Asked if he feels “betrayed” by [50 million dollar cornerback Joe] Haden, [who was suspended for a quarter of the season for recreational use of Adderall], coach Pat Shurmur said: “Betrayed? No. Joe could have gone out and sprained his ankle, I’m not betrayed.” . . .
When a reporter pointed out that Haden didn’t exactly sprain an ankle, Shurmur said: “I know. I think that’s where there’s a little disconnect between those asking the questions and those answering it. We deal with the cards we’re dealt, and you go play. That’s our little world here and that’s how we handle it. No, I don’t feel betrayed. I want the guys that play until he gets back to challenge their fanny off and play good football. When he gets back, we’ll play it out from there.”
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Elsewhere in the paper, Tom Reed brings up a special Browns stat from the Elias Sports Bureau:
The Browns have not had a lead in 180-plus minutes – the longe
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