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#Patriots QB Tom Brady was fined $10,000 for unnecessary roughness in the AFC championship game, I’m told. Came on the Ed Reed slide — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 24, 2013 The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Tom Brady was fined $10,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness on his controversial slide in last Sunday’s AFC title game. The incident came at the end of the second quarter when Brady scrambled out of the pocket and slid cleats high into Ravens safety Ed Reed. It was an unusually dirty and unsportsmanlike showing from Brady, who apologized to Reed following the game. Reed accepted Brady’s apology and said “I respect Brady and his game for all it stands for, and I know he’s not a dirty player.” The fine may come as a surprise to some fans around the league who love to ***** and moan about the NFL constantly protecting and defending their ‘Golden Boy’ in Brady.
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Much has been made about the slide that Tom Brady took in the second quarter of Sunday’s AFC Championship game.
At the tail end of the maneuver, Brady kicked Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed with his cleats aimed directly at his crotch.
Reed managed to almost jumped around the kick but not quite.
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One of the most controversial plays of Sunday’s AFC Championship game came at the end of the second quarter when Tom Brady scrambled out of the pocket and slid cleats high into Ravens safety Ed Reed. Not only did the slide look to be a dirty, unsportsmanlike play by Brady, it was resulted in a case of terrible time management that might have cost the Pats seven points at the end...
The NFL has fined New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady $10,000 for his slide into Ed Reed in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens. The action taken by the league was first reported by NFL.com. During the final minute of the first half, Brady slid to the ground at the end of a scramble with his legs raised up. He hit Reed, who was not injured,...
NFL offices looking into Brady and "Slide-Gate"
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Yesterday, Bernard Pollard implied that Tom Brady should be fined for kicking Ed Reed in the umm groin area on a slide. Today, it appears as if the NFL is looking into it.
JUST IN - Tom Brady is being reviewed by league officials for his slide/kick in AFC Championship (via @edwerderespn)
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 22, 2013
To me, it looked completely accidental...
While talking to the media today, Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed was asked if he plans on retiring after the Super Bowl, like his teammate Ray Lewis.
“I’ll be playing next year. Next question,” said Reed, per the Baltimore Sun.
My thought was that if the Ravens win next week’s Super Bowl, Reed would ride off into the Sunset with Lewis, but I guess not. Then again things...
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While Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has declared he’s
retiring following the Super Bowl, safety Ed Reed is not considering calling it
a career just yet. The All-Pro told reporters, including Jeff Zrebiec of The
Baltimore Sun, yesterday that he’ll be “playing next year.”
Ed Reed said "I'll be playing next year. Next question."
— Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun...