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03-02-2013, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Liberati0n View Post
Oates said the back-to-back was okay because it's the kind of injury that's either healed or not. Apparently it wasn't healed...

Get him healthy enough for a few games in April, come up with some explanation of why that time is different and he's better, ship him the **** out.
Agreed. Some guys are just injury prone. And this particular guy also happens to play a style that puts a bullseye on his back WHILE putting him in harms way quite often. Never liked the re-up.

If Oates really believed what he said, that's troubling. Sounds like he was trying to justify the move. Someone with an injury history and recent surgery is a prime candidate for re-injury as a result of being weakened due to increased demand, especially in back to back days.

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