What happened with MT??? (3 Viewers)

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Glad someone brought up Steve Smith. He sucker punched His teammate, CB Kenyatta Lucas and broke his jaw, back in the day. The Panthers shipped Lucas to another team and Smith set all the team receiving records before signing with the Ravens at the tail end of his career.

I loved to “hate” Smith back in the day, but he was a great receiver and a bad mofo who fueled his greatness from the perceived slights of others. Thomas is cut from the same cloth.
Smith sucker punched two teammates while with the Panthers. He got a team suspension the second time but should have been released for cause at the time. Both were punk moves. During a fight end the end zone (started by a late hit by Roman Harper) he emerged from he pile up dragging M.. Jenkins around the end zone by his face mask.
 
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Smith sucker punched two teammates while with the Panthers. He got a team suspension the second time but should have been released for cause at the time. Both were punk moves. During a fight end the end zone (started by a late hit by Roman Harper) he emerged from he pile up dragging M.. Jenkins around the end zone by his face mask.
And now he has a Cush job as an analyst, while everyone praises how tough he is. Crazy how people forget the punk things he did. His voice and delivery bothers me btw.
 

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25 years in the Army with three combats tours. I trusted my colleagues to have my back and it was a brotherhood. We fought but if someone sucker punched me it would start something personal. I don’t think I could trust that guy again. I would probably get him back worse. I see a lot of similarities to a locker room.
1. thank you for your service.

2. I genuinely don’t know what a typical combat tour is like and I wouldn’t begin to pretend to compare it to football wrt putting your life on the line.

In practices, all of these players are hitting each other over and over. It often boils over. A sucker punch definitely crosses a line. But when people try to compare football practices with hitting, etc to a typical job where any sort of physical contact isn’t allowed, there’s just a major difference.

But again, I’m not even going to pretend to know what it’s like to serve. And thank you again for your service.
 

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Sucker punched a teammate and has been lashing out.
gotcha he is 27 and got paid more than I will prolly I will next 20 yrs after taxes lol. I cant say i would have been better at 27 lol im not a saint like everyone he post on here pun attended lol I'm not saying he's excused but I think it's better for the vets the try to help ring him in then to shun him. alienating will only add fuel and has really never helped anyone become a better person.
 

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soooooooo... what he do. all that subjective without details lol
It’s what he did and the timing. There’s allot more that they Aren’t telling me I’m sure. I wish I could give details I really do. His attitude has changed allot, money does that to people. Like I said before I don’t see this ending well if he keeps acting like a diva.
 

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you gotta feed us more details man. This post is like dangling a steak at wolves and only letting them get a lick.
you gotta feed us more details man. This post is like dangling a steak at wolves and only letting them get a lick.
Well remember when I said it’ll all most likely get out there anyway? Well everything you’ve heard with him treating random people that tape his ankles or whatever.. even someone walking down the hall on the wrong side. With how they told me how many people are pissed at MT I knew all this was gonna get out there. Imagine the stuff we don’t know about. I’ve had good connections with Saints players/coaches/scouts/Rich friends that have more connects than me lol. I’ve heard allot of things through the years, never have I heard about a great Saints player that most people didn’t like.
 

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I think this is far from over. This is the 2nd time Thomas has had an issue with Johnson. One being last season. There is an underlying issue. But apparently, from the coaches POV, it Is Thomas who was the issue, not Johnson!

All said, I think Thomas is the one that needs to make a change. Not Johnson.
 
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I really think we should see how he plays/acts in his next game before coming to any major conclusions
His attitude and body language should tell us a lot
 
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Drew Brees received death threats because of his own public statements, not because of Michael Thomas. Brittany said so. She also said that it was a wake up call. And you blame what Slim Shady does on Michael Thomas?

Again, Brees voluntarily made public comments.
I'm not sure why people don't get that a teammate & friend doesn't publicly stoke the fire. They privately express their concerns with that person and then publicly stand by their friend as he saves face by apologizing. Yes, it went to the extent it did because people who are supposed to be his friends & teammates made a bad situation worse by publicly turning on him rather than doing what he would have done for any of them. Exactly what MT's teammates, including Drew and even CGJ, are doing for him now by remaining silent on the current situation.
 

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I'm not sure why people don't get that a teammate & friend doesn't publicly stoke the fire. They privately express their concerns with that person and then publicly stand by their friend as he saves face by apologizing. Yes, it went to the extent it did because people who are supposed to be his friends & teammates made a bad situation worse by publicly turning on him rather than doing what he would have done for any of them. Exactly what MT's teammates, including Drew and even CGJ, are doing for him now by remaining silent on the current situation.
There’s a pretty big difference between team members publicly speaking about Brees’ comments and keeping things “in house” when it comes to the MT situation. The punch/attitude/whatever only affects the team and how many games they will win.

The Brees comment came at an important time for our culture/society and was tied to a subject that affects people all around the country. It wasn’t really a private, personal matter (like whatever happened at practice last week).
 
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There’s a pretty big difference between team members publicly speaking about Brees’ comments and keeping things “in house” when it comes to the MT situation.
No, there's really not. Not in terms of their personal relationship and how you should treat people that you care and have respect for. Brees made a mistake just like MT has. It doesn't really matter what the mistake was unless we're talking about something so seriously egregious that it's unforgivable.
 

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Here's what Coach Guido told me today, "I told you that when Brees opened up the storm in the offseason, that caused a serious rift in the locker room. Part of that is a riff between Brees and MT. You gotta understand that black players, Mexican and other minority players are often treated like 2nd class citizens by the owners. The minorities know their chance of becoming a head pro in the NFL or GM is limited by prejudice. Minorities are ultra-sensitive to prejudice these days. I know, I am one. Brees has been actively working with MT, Davis and Jenkins to heal the locker room. I hear its getting better. We will know by about game 7-8 if Brees efforts are successful."

There was more: "Coach Payton will use the run and dump passes to try and keep Brees fresh for the playoffs. Unless injury, he won't pull Brees for a game. And if Brees can stay healthy, this team is capable of a big playoff run if they can get back their elite locker room."
 

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