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Jay Ratliff wrecks truck, arrested for DWI **merged*

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Rogerthat12, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Boys122

    Boys122 Well-Known Member

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    We need to get rid of him period. Along with Brent. DT just might be the pick at 18 now. Sylvester Williams is right at the top of the list along with Bennie Logan.
     
  2. crashintonickdm

    crashintonickdm Well-Known Member

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    ratliff shows why these cowboys will never win anything.

    they never learn. morons.
     
  3. dupree89

    dupree89 Well-Known Member

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    The smart decision would've been to call a cab.
     
  4. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    This is moronic in light of recent history. You just know they went over this exact situation with all these players calling the number on the back of their union card.

    Stupid, stupid, stupid.
     
  5. Boys122

    Boys122 Well-Known Member

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    Really, it amazes me that someone who has money can't call a cab after a few drinks. Ya think he could afford it?
     
  6. crashintonickdm

    crashintonickdm Well-Known Member

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    i would have to imagine he'll be cut. jerry is probably furious.
     
  7. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    :fact:
     
  8. dupree89

    dupree89 Well-Known Member

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    There is no way that a team cannot release a player. They may have to pay him, but the league/players union cannot dictate who is on a roster.
     
  9. Diogenes

    Diogenes Active Member

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    You see, somebody found the silver lining.
     
  10. The Ominous

    The Ominous Dead Man Stalkin

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    The right kind of drunks is Ginger-Ale's master plan!
     
  11. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Watkins is getting way too much enjoyment out of this. Over the line if you ask me.
     
  12. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    A lot of excuse making sure. Not only should he not be cut because his contract is ironclad, but also because people drink drunk all the time, and Ratliff may never have been caught drunk driving before.

    The contract thing I get. But driving drunk after what happened just months ago? Are you serious? That's not an error in judgement, that's sheer stupidity.
     
  13. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Well, you'd be exactly wrong. You cannot release the guy for this unless there is something in his contract that provides for it. Go read the CBA.
     
  14. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    I thought in Texas if you refuse the sobriety tests that automatically kicks in the blood test. I could certainly be wrong.
     
  15. Encore

    Encore Never Enough

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  16. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    How am I making an excuse for him since all I said was wait for the facts and that I might have a harsh judgment if and when?
     
  17. dupree89

    dupree89 Well-Known Member

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    So they do it this way. They say they were going to cut him after the super bowl anyway(which is the first you cqan cut guys). And it is only a performance-based decision.
     
  18. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    LOL this fool is drunk.
     
  19. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Don't know, but the cops just can't do a breathalyzer/blood test on anyone involved in an accident. They have to have some probable cause or reasonable suspicion or whatever. It would be interesting to know what it is in this case......
     
  20. dupree89

    dupree89 Well-Known Member

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    LatinMind..we need you as a DWI patrol. There would be a lot less of these idiots driving drunk if you were in charge.
     

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