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Old 11-05-2013   #131
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Default Re: T Johnathan Martin headed for NFI list, may never return to the Dolphins

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Originally Posted by 2012Champs View Post
Recently, a younger player was handed the tab for a $30,000 team dinner. The rookie minimum this year is around $400.000.
Adam Beasley (@AdamHBeasley) November 3, 2013
This blows my mind.

I understand the "hazing ritual" when it's silly stuff. Shaving heads, taping to goal posts, making rookies sing pop songs in front of the whole team kinda' stuff is just silly fun and out in the open.

However, messing with a man's paycheck is a whole other issue. Then it becomes personal. It crosses the line of professionalism to criminal. Buying donuts for a team meeting is one thing, but 30 freakin' grand???! No way can anyone logical justify this behavior without resorting to some really messed up pretzel logic.
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