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According to ESPNBoston.com, the NFLPA has filed a grievance against the New England Patriots asking for team doctor Thomas Gill to step down. The grievance comes as a possible knee-jerk reaction from former Patriot Jonathan Fanene. The team filed a grievance against Fanene in an attempt to recoup a $3.85 million signing bonus. The team released Fanene last August with a “failure to disclose physical condition” designation. The NFLPA believes Gill wasn’t acting in the best interest of Fanene. Fanene is also the team physician for the Boston Bruins and formerly of the Boston Red Sox. A similar situation happened with the Chargers and their former team doctor David Chao. The team opted not to go along with the NFLPA. Chao ended up stepping down for his own personal reasons. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: NFLPA wants Patriots’ doctor to step down appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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The hearing is officially over. No not the one involving Aaron Hernandez, but the one that involves the Patriots going after the 3.85 million dollar signing bonus of Jonathan Fanene.
The next step in this process is for a single arbitrator to make a ruling based on the evidence that was presented. The Patriots still have another 1.35 million dollars of that bonus to pay and this...
A grievance hearing concluded this morning in the case of former Patriots defensive lineman Jonathan Fanene. The Patriots, who have already paid out $2.5 million in bonus's and were looking to refuse payments on the other $1.35 million that was guaranteed, also tried to recoup the other 2.5 million in a bonus that was paid out to Fanene as well when he played for the New England...