Sergei Kostitsyn is Moved, So What Went Wrong?

June 29th, 2010 by Rocket All Habs Leave a reply »
This past December, New England Patriots receiver (and part-time bad boy) Randy Moss, defensive end Derrick Burgess, and linebackers Adalius Thomas and Gary Guyton were sent home for the day for being late for a team meeting.

When asked about disciplinary measures coach Bill Belichick said, "Anything that happens with discipline on the team will stay between me and the players."

All four players participated in the Patriots next game.

The Dallas Cowboys prefer to fine a player for being late for a practise or team meeting. Dollar amounts have varied from $5,000 per occurrence under coach Bill Parcells to a mere $100 in the Wade Phillips regime.

Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson was penalized for his tardiness by being benched for the first two series of a game between his Vikings and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Parcells is nicknamed "the great dictator." Belichick could never be described as a softie. Yet when it comes to disciplining players who can't get to work on time, we see small fines, a day away from the practise field or reduced playing time for a single game.

All of which brings us to the case of former Montrea ...

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