Spikes announces he's undergoing surgery

Spikes announces he's undergoing surgery
February 21, 2012, 11:43 am
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Here . . . This is why the Patriots hate Twitter:

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brandon spikesSurgery this am!!!! Y'all pray 4 me please ..... . PoWwWwW!
Feb 21 via Echofon Favorite Retweet Reply
The Pats attempt to control every morsel of information regarding the team and their players, and rarely, if ever, announce that a player is undergoing offseason surgery. (They rarely, if ever, acknowledge that a player is even injured, and probably would never say a word if the league didn't force them to.) And here's Spikes, a Twitter maven, blabbing that he's going under the knife.

Spikes didn't say why he was being operated on, but he suffered a knee injury in November that caused him to miss seven games.