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Former Packers tight finish Martellus Bennett – now with the Patriots – unleashed an badault in opposition to Green Bay in an Instagram story Friday afternoon for its dealing with of an injured shoulder.
The story featured a number of photographs, transcribed under, and referred to as out Packers crew doctor, Dr. Patrick McKenzie, by identify.
“This (expletive) loopy bruhhhh… Wow.
“The packers examined my shoulder on my go to March 10 and cleared it. They even gave me an xray as nicely. It received worse throughout the season, particularly in opposition to the cowboys so I requested to have it checked and we checked it. After a number of days of considering to play with it or get surgical procedure, I selected surgical procedure. Now right here we’re …
“They tried to (expletive) over me. Dr. McKenzie attempting to cowl his personal bad. After attempting to influence me to play via a significant damage and me selecting to get surgical procedure.
“They have entry to all my medical data. My shoulder wasn’t the place it’s now originally of the season. I (expletive) it up taking part in for the @packers
“Dr. McKenzie didn’t make really feel secure and was pushing to play which I believed was bizarre. Not that he was attempting to get me to play via it however the way in which he was saying issues. I didn’t belief him. So I received three different opinions from medical doctors who all mentioned I must get it mounted. So I made a decision to try this. And they determined to waive me with some (expletive) excuse. Failure disclose.
“Every week we do a physique badysis sheet within the weight and just about each week I circled my shoulder. I simply stored taking part in but it surely received worse.
“During the bye week I received off anti inflammatories to wash my system and will actually really feel the ache. So I requested to look at it first day again in. and that’s after we came upon it was actually (expletive) up.
“They panicked. Thinking that I used to be attempting to go on IR and be on their books subsequent 12 months. When I discussed that I might retire. So they tried to (expletive) me earlier than they thought I’d (expletive) them. This was all about cash.
“All about cash. I get it. But don’t lie homie. You knew wtf was up.”
“I had intentions of taking part in all eight video games as I discussed within the put up throughout the bye week, however came upon it was worse than I felt after getting it checked out.
“Now I’m like (expletive) it.
“I selected my well being over the “crew”. They selected cash over me.”
The Patriots, for whom Bennett performed final season, claimed him on waivers on Thursday. Boston media reported that Bennett was at observe Friday. He had restricted participation and is questionable for Sunday.
“I’m not going to get into the Patriots claiming Marty – I’ll just reiterate what I said yesterday: I just know what the facts are and how the timeline came about,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy mentioned throughout a Friday morning press convention.
“I talked to him Tuesday after observe, and he had a shoulder concern damage. I suggested him to get the second opinions. He did that, and he went to a variety of them. The final medical dialog I used to be concerned with with regard to Marty, they had been speaking about scheduling surgical procedure.
“After that, then you’ve got the termination after which the declare. I actually have no feedback on that. I’ve answered the query for the final time, respectfully.”
Bennett was a key determine within the Patriots’ Super Bowl-winning season in 2016, as he ranked second on the crew in receiving yards (701) and first in landing catches (seven).
He has 24 catches for 233 yards thus far this season.
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