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Patriots Notebook

Brandon Spikes didn’t want to go on IR, agent says

FOXBOROUGH — Last week’s decision by the Patriots to place linebacker Brandon Spikes on injured reserve was not a mutual one, according to Spikes’s agent, which contradicts reports that Spikes knew of the team’s intent and was OK with the move.

A statement issued Monday night by Premier Sports & Entertainment, the company that represents Spikes, took issue with “a few of the erroneous points which have been circulating” regarding the designation, which ended Spikes’s season.

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