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Hernandez v Brent

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by zack, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    LOL. I can't believe you'd think they wanted to release him weeks ago. Why would they want to do that?
     
  2. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    If this had been the Cowboys .... :D

    /reality
     
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  3. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    Oh I know, would have been a way bigger story.

    Personally, I think it is atrocious to cut someone just for an arrest but that is the Patriot way I guess.
     
  4. dez_for_prez

    dez_for_prez Active Member

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    So to have fun at a party I have to get loaded and then drive home? Gotcha.
     
  5. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Yup, that's exactly what I said. Great reading prowess.
     
  6. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    You don't make a huge decision like this in a day. This investigation has been going on for a while now and the fact they had the paperwork ready to go, had an official statement prepared and processed all of it the moment he was released makes it rather obvious.

    /reality
     
  7. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    easiest way to pick up chicks at the party is to get loaded
     
  8. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    I know it's been brought up already and it by no means diminishes what happened. But Jerry Brown got in that car of his own freewill, arguably knowing the circumstances of what had gone on that night and the probable condition his friend was in.

    I wonder what the public opinion would be, if Brown had let his friend drive off that night alone, knowing all this, and Brent had wrecked his car, been killed or injured, or even worse, killed/injured others on that hwy?

    In a very real way, as unpopular as this may be, Jerry Brown is as culpable for what happened that night, as if he had been behind the wheel.
     
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  9. CashMan

    CashMan Well-Known Member

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    You implied it.
     
  10. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Article in the NFL Zone thread said that the Pats had decided they would release him last week if there was an arrest related to the investigation.

    Maybe that's what Reality is alluding to.
     
  11. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Intentional acts and reckless acts are treated very differently by the legal system. So why shouldn't teams treat them differently as well? People who are trying to compare Brent to Hernandez have an agenda
     
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  12. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    Exactly which implies they knew about this well before it and had discussed it and decided on it leading up to that point.

    /reality
     
  13. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    The article stressed that the Pats didn't have anymore info than anyone else, but... the decision to release him came from on high.
     
  14. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    You know that Hernandez was obstructing an investigation into a murder. You also know that Brent cooperated. The difference is night and day IMO. I am not saying Brent should not be released. I expect he will be, once there are legal grounds to do so.
     
  15. Blackspider214

    Blackspider214 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah you are so correct. DWI is exactly the same thing as murder. Especially a murder that is planned out and evidence destroyed by a suspect afterwards.

    And no one said Brent acted correctly. But to compare the 2 events is idiotic.
     
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  16. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    You don't know if it's in his best interests or not. If he did not commit the shooting himself, it might very well be in his best interests.
     
  17. zack

    zack Well-Known Member

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    Agenda? So you endorse having a person who killed his teammate on this team? The Cowboys should have cut him a long time ago. They could have provided assistance to him but he shouldn't be on this team. Is he Demarcus Ware? No. He's an average player that has no business being here. Again, the Cowboys should provide counseling at their expense.
     
  18. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    Teams always say they don't know more, but their actions and/or comments to the media usually prove otherwise. :D

    /reality
     
  19. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    More sage advice.
     
  20. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    The Hernandez situation is way higher on a sinister scale, there was some planning there. Brent exact opposite, if there had been a plan it would not have happened.
     

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