Update: Spikes didn't report to work last Friday

Update: Spikes didn't report to work last Friday
January 11, 2014, 4:00 pm
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Brandon Spikes didn’t just show up late last Friday. He didn’t show up at all.
 
The Patriots linebacker was MIA all day during the snowstorm as the Patriots had their final workout before the bye week, a walkthrough in their practice bubble.
 
Earlier Saturday it was reported by Chris Mortensen of ESPN that Spikes’ infraction was seen as the “final straw” in leading the team to put him on injured reserve ending his season. ‪‬
 
It’s impossible to quantify how big a role Friday’s absence had on the Patriots opting to put Spikes on IR. His knee has clearly been compromising his performance for weeks. But not showing for work probably wasn’t taken lightly.