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Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

Posted on: July 24, 2011 4:53 pm
Edited on: July 24, 2011 5:04 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Last season, Patriots LB Tully Banta-Cain was bothered by his abdominal muscles, but in the offseason and during the lockout, he seemed to improve. Yet when he began working out again recently, the injury resurfaced.

So much so that, according to the Boston Globe, Banta-Cain underwent surgery last week to repair an abdominal tear.

For a team that desperately needs help rushing the passer, the loss of Banta-Cain -- who’s combined for 15 sacks the past two seasons -- isn’t good news.

But he also might not be out for long. Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times writes that a source says, “I would say he'll be practicing in four to five weeks. Everything should be fine.”

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hgtrerte
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 7:23 am
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Since: May 6, 2010
Posted on: July 26, 2011 6:46 pm
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

Ha!

Good point.  I gave you 5 stars for it and everything.  



Since: Sep 18, 2006
Posted on: July 26, 2011 3:58 pm
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

You know what the funny part is GoNy, you may be onto something.  As soon as something about a Patriots player is written people like you come to the thread to post.  There may be some truth to what you are saying because articles about the Pats attracts all kinds and generates discussion.   I have to be honest, if an article about a jets player came out you wouldn't see me on that thread because I could really care less about the jets unless the Pats are playing them.  Please joing us throughout the season where you can talk more Patriots football with us, I look forward to seeing you.



Since: May 6, 2010
Posted on: July 26, 2011 2:07 pm
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

Funny... ESPN and CBS both treated his injury like it was huge news... now that he's cut, it's not even on CBS's side bar.

Hm... must be he's only a news-worthy player if he's actually on the Patriots' roster...  



Since: Sep 18, 2006
Posted on: July 26, 2011 12:26 pm
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

well, I guess whether it heals or not is a mute point.  WEEI is reporting that Banta-Cain will be cut on Thursday.  Now the focus will be on getting a reall pass rusher!!!



Since: Jun 17, 2008
Posted on: July 25, 2011 8:24 pm
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

pats defender - "How do you know he was feeling fine? Cause he said so? Don't be so naive! I'm sure he got injured towards the end of the season and did not want surgery right away."

You might be right. But saying that he put it off just to party is even more naive. So don't be so naive... see how that works? It goes both ways. Ever heard of the saying about glass houses? I'm sure he got injured at the end of the season... got it checked out... and hoped that it would heal enough so as to not require surgery. Then when he got back in the gym, and started pushing himself a little more than what he did in the offseason, that he re-aggravated it.

I had/have an ab tear myself. It has healed (not quite 100 percent) without surgery. But if I was to overexert myself, I'm sure I'd re-aggravate it too. But if you are asking me to not be naive... think about your original post and please don't be naive as well.

Between my opinion and yours.... waiting to see if it healed or not is the most likely reason why he chose to put off surgery. Not partying.



Since: Aug 10, 2007
Posted on: July 25, 2011 3:56 pm
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

He'll have to play in close games where he typically throws for under 200 yards.


LOL
And still wins.....


Before he wasn't good enough to put up gaudy numbers, now he's a stat-padding number freak.  Friggin retard.    &nbs
p;




Since: Feb 2, 2009
Posted on: July 25, 2011 1:30 pm
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

Does this count as an excuse for Brady?  Will we have to hear about how impressive it is that Brady overcame this adversity?
Lol.. this is an accurate depiction of what the nfl tries to portray brady as being.. the golden one, the the one that can overcome all adversity.. simply pathetic



Since: Sep 18, 2006
Posted on: July 25, 2011 10:41 am
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

My apologies Finfang I thought you were saying that the Pats need Banta Cain.  The O-line will be fine, as long as Soldier is as good as advertised.  Mankins will more then likely be franchised.  I will still say that I have serious doubts that Banta Cain will make this team.  When your only function is to be a pass rusher (he can't cover and he is too slow to contain) and you only have 5 sacks in a season, then you aren't very useful.  I honestly belive that this team was one OLB away from going to the superbowl.  No rush on Sanchez killed them in the playoffs. And weak LB's killed them the previous year against the Ravens.  Ninkovich may be servicable if you have a stud on the other side.  2 players, a wr that can stretch the field and a olb, that's it.



Since: Sep 18, 2006
Posted on: July 25, 2011 10:28 am
 

Banta-Cain undergoes surgery; back in 4-5 weeks

Well red coffin, next to hate Boston and LA that ranks up there with one of the stupidest comments I have seen in a while.  Maybe you were away last year and missed the entire season, which that's the case I can understand how you could make such an uninformed post. I see your from Pa but are a Green Bay fan which leads me to believe that you didn't miss last season.  I won't bore you with statistics which support facts but the offense carried the Pats last year because statistically, their defense was one of the worst in the league (other then TO ratio).
Why don't you just say Brady sucks and get it over with, but like I said, don't let facts get in the way of your argument


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