By Henry McKenna
Former New England Patriots receiver Donte Stallworth weighed in on Bill Belichick’s decision to bench cornerback Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl LII. Stallworth, who played for Belichick in 2007 and 2012, thinks there is more to the story than the Patriots coach is letting on.
In a long string of tweets, Stallworth speculated that Butler’s benching had “to do with something he did in Minneapolis.”
Here’s a look at Stallworth’s full thoughts from Twitter:
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“I don’t wanna speculate here insert speculation but Malcolm Butler not playing last night I believe has to do with something he did in Minneapolis. People are blaming BB but we’ll hear more about it soon, I’m certain.
“I was telling Pats fans this last night while watching the game. I thought he had maybe been late/missed meeting or curfew. Bill doesn’t have many rules. Among them are: 1) put the team first, 2) be where you’re supposed to be, when you’re supposed to be...