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    OT: Joey Porter on the Pats*

    Porter sounds off, says Patriots 'cheated'
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    An angry Joey Porter thinks the Patriots cheated their way to championships and the NFL's destruction of Spygate tapes suggested the league had something to hide after conducting its investigation.

    "They [the Patriots] cheated, there should be an asterisk. They cheated and they got caught," the All-Pro linebacker, who spent eight seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers before joining Miami in free agency last season, said in an interview on "NFL Live."

    "Why, if you have nothing to hide, would you destroy [the evidence]? That's how I've looked at it from the beginning. Why destroy something that doesn't have to be destroyed? Let everyone know what was on the tapes. Why would you destroy them so fast?"

    The Spygate investigation began after the NFL confiscated tapes from a team employee who recorded the New York Jets' defensive signals in the 2007 season opener. Coach Bill Belichick was fined $500,000; the team was fined $250,000 and forced to forfeit its 2008 first-round draft choice.

    Porter called the Belichick's fine a "slap on the wrist didn't fit the crime."

    Since former Patriots video assistant Matt Walsh met earlier this month with commissioner Roger Goodell to detail the team's the illegal taping of opponents' coaching signals, Belichick has attempted to minimize Spygate's impact.

    "They went from zero to 60 overnight and [Belichick] went from a good coach to a great great coach and he got caught cheating," Porter said on "NFL Live."

    At a news conference on May 13, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said: "I didn't accept Bill Belichick's explanation for what happened and I still don't to this day."

    On May 16, Belichick told the CBS Evening News: "I made a mistake. I was wrong. I was wrong."

    After meeting with Walsh, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said of a further investigation: "I don't know where else I would turn, but I reserve the right to review new information if it comes up."

    Walsh sent eight tapes to the league that show the Patriots recording the play-calling signals of five opponents in six games between 2000 and 2002, one of which was the 2002 AFC Championship Game that Porter's Steelers lost to New England 24-17.

    "If you're to tell me that happened, there's no way I can look at it and feel like I didn't get cheated," Porter said.

    Porter also said that NFL players he knows share similar sentiments about the Patriots concerning Spygate.

    "Anybody I know that lost to them in big games, they're very upset about it," Porter said.
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    HAHAHA! Joey is still the man with the mouth, you can always count on him to say it like it is. I bet the the commish will fine him now for talking against the almighty NFL. In reality Porter is saying what everyone is thinking. If they didn't gain an advantage from filming then why film???
    ours is not to wonder why just invert and multiply...

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    Re: OT: Joey Porter on the Pats*

    Quote Originally Posted by costanza2k1
    Porter sounds off, says Patriots 'cheated'
    ESPN.com

    An angry Joey Porter thinks the Patriots cheated their way to championships and the NFL's destruction of Spygate tapes suggested the league had something to hide after conducting its investigation.

    "They [the Patriots] cheated, there should be an asterisk. They cheated and they got caught," the All-Pro linebacker, who spent eight seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers before joining Miami in free agency last season, said in an interview on "NFL Live."

    "Why, if you have nothing to hide, would you destroy [the evidence]? That's how I've looked at it from the beginning. Why destroy something that doesn't have to be destroyed? Let everyone know what was on the tapes. Why would you destroy them so fast?"

    The Spygate investigation began after the NFL confiscated tapes from a team employee who recorded the New York Jets' defensive signals in the 2007 season opener. Coach Bill Belichick was fined $500,000; the team was fined $250,000 and forced to forfeit its 2008 first-round draft choice.

    Porter called the Belichick's fine a "slap on the wrist didn't fit the crime."

    Since former Patriots video assistant Matt Walsh met earlier this month with commissioner Roger Goodell to detail the team's the illegal taping of opponents' coaching signals, Belichick has attempted to minimize Spygate's impact.

    "They went from zero to 60 overnight and [Belichick] went from a good coach to a great great coach and he got caught cheating," Porter said on "NFL Live."

    At a news conference on May 13, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said: "I didn't accept Bill Belichick's explanation for what happened and I still don't to this day."

    On May 16, Belichick told the CBS Evening News: "I made a mistake. I was wrong. I was wrong."

    After meeting with Walsh, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said of a further investigation: "I don't know where else I would turn, but I reserve the right to review new information if it comes up."

    Walsh sent eight tapes to the league that show the Patriots recording the play-calling signals of five opponents in six games between 2000 and 2002, one of which was the 2002 AFC Championship Game that Porter's Steelers lost to New England 24-17.

    "If you're to tell me that happened, there's no way I can look at it and feel like I didn't get cheated," Porter said.

    Porter also said that NFL players he knows share similar sentiments about the Patriots concerning Spygate.

    "Anybody I know that lost to them in big games, they're very upset about it," Porter said.
    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3409926

    HAHAHA! Joey is still the man with the mouth, you can always count on him to say it like it is. I bet the the commish will fine him now for talking against the almighty NFL. In reality Porter is saying what everyone is thinking. If they didn't gain an advantage from filming then why film???

    I love Peezy.....

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    Re: OT: Joey Porter on the Pats*

    its really as simple as Patriots***
    one for 2001
    one for 2003
    one for 2004
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    Re: OT: Joey Porter on the Pats*

    peezy was my homeboy...i miss that dude... he always spoke the truth though
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    Re: OT: Joey Porter on the Pats*

    Quote Originally Posted by mshifko
    peezy was my homeboy...i miss that dude... he always spoke the truth though
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    Re: OT: Joey Porter on the Pats*

    Get 'em Peezy.

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    Re: OT: Joey Porter on the Pats*

    Quote Originally Posted by SteelerNation1
    Quote Originally Posted by mshifko
    peezy was my homeboy...i miss that dude... he always spoke the truth though
    Welcome aboard mshifko!
    thanks for the invite btw...glad to be here with all of my homeboys
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    Man I miss that guy. We need someone on D to take the attitude he played with. I'm not sure who on our D has that type of attitude, but I hope someone will...I know we had the #1 ranked D last year and all, but I still think we missed having his attitude and enthusiasm on the field.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeld95
    Man I miss that guy. We need someone on D to take the attitude he played with. I'm not sure who on our D has that type of attitude, but I hope someone will...I know we had the #1 ranked D last year and all, but I still think we missed having his attitude and enthusiasm on the field.
    We just drafted him...Davis has the 'tude.

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    Joey really doesn't have any football left but we sure miss his mouth. I hope Davis can fill those shoes.

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