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Ex-Patriots lineman crashed car to avoid being released

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Playing for Bill Belichick can be an intimidating thought for some NFL players. Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger once went to extreme lengths to make sure he did not end up on Belichick's bad side.
Ex-Patriots lineman crashed car to avoid being released
10 days ago·New York, United States

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USA Today

Former Patriot says he crashed car to avoid being cut by Bill Belichick when late to practice

Rich Ohrnberger said he once overslept and purposely got into a fender-bender on the way to practice to avoid Patriots coach Bill Belichick's wrath.

11 days ago·United States
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CBS Sports

Ex-Patriots OL Rich Ohrnberger admits he intentionally wrecked car as excuse for being late to team meeting

Ohrnberger was desperate to avoid getting on Bill Belichick's bad side

10 days ago·United States
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New York Post

Ex-Patriot Rich Ohrnberger crashed his car to avoid Bill Belichick’s wrath

One ex-Patriots offensive lineman opted for a rather unconventional strategy to avoid being late for practice: Crashing his car.

11 days ago·New York, United States
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Sports Illustrated

Former Patriots OL Says He Got Into Car Accident to Avoid Being Cut for Being Late

When he was a rookie in ’09, he was afraid of being cut after missing his alarm, so he found a reasonable excuse for him being late.

11 days ago·New York, United States
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UPI

Ex-Patriots lineman crashed car to avoid being released

Former NFL offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger once purposely crashed his car when he was running late on his way to a New England Patriots practice so that he could avoid a potential release, he said Friday.

11 days ago·Washington, United States
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The Daily Wire

Former Patriots Player Claims He Crashed His Car To Avoid Getting Fired By Bill Belichick

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick runs a notoriously tight ship, but one former player just revealed the desperate lengths he said he once went to avoid getting fired by the legendary football icon — he crashed his car.Rich Ohrnberger played for the Patriots on and off for three seasons from 2009 to 2011. One of the rules in the Patriots organization has been to never be late for a meeting or practice. One morning during his rookie …

10 days ago·Los Angeles, United States
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