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- Feb 1, 2004
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By Billy Miller / New Orleans Saints.Com
SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO NOW?
Once players are put on injured reserve in the NFL and whatever corrective measure is taken to repair the injury is completed and rehabilitation schedules have been put in place, they have the option to either stay with the team, or as most elect to do, return to their hometowns and complete their rehab there.
You might think that the decision to stay in New Orleans after being put on IR is a no-brainer. But this decision for many guys is a tough one. IR means injured reserve, which also means I cannot play football the entire season. So on one hand I have a home, family, and my business (Elite Athletics) all in California that could really use my attention.
But, on the other hand, my biggest family is he New Orleans Saints. So the decision comes through the question, "Who needs me more and who do I need more?"
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