No charges have yet been filed in the incident. I know we feed off of his energy. He went to the trainer's room and had his left knee checked before returning to practice, per WGR. And not just lead by working hard and hitting running backs as hard as you can, but lead vocally and be a guy everybody can rally around. Spikes, who played sparingly as a highly touted true freshman last year, actually has more physical tools than Siler and runs extremely well.” (6/2007), "If you don't see him coming, your head will be hurting for the next few plays, and you might be a little dizzy. Spikes played for the Patriots from 2010-13 and was with the Bills last season. Less than a month after signing linebacker Brandon Spikes, the Patriots released the veteran after questions emerged about his involvement in a hit-and-run incident, per Both players were officially listed as probable for Week 1 against Chicago, per WGR. And I like to think our defense is scary to opponents. That's what makes him great. It makes everyone work harder and push harder during the spring." Spikes has lost far more than his license. When you have a guy who’s looking to get better each day, you feel like you always have the chance for him to step up and become a leader, and that’s what Brandon has done.” (6/8/09), Charlie Strong, UF Defensive Coordinator & Linebackers Coach, "When he gets to the point of attack, he gets there with a bad attitude. In his five years in the NFL he has tallied 340 total tackles, two sacks, 15 passes defensed, two interceptions and six forced fumbles. (4/6/09), “Spikes really brings what the defense needs, he brings the energy, the power. Wide receiver Marcus Easley and guard Chris Williams were the only two players officially ruled out for the game. Bills general manager Doug Whaley spoke to the media at the Indianapolis scouting combine on Thursday and implied that LB Brandon Spikes is not likely to return to the team. This spring, coach [Charlie] Strong and coach Meyer asked him to step it up, and it was important for him to do that. He later told the police that he had hit a deer. He made a bunch of plays down at the goal line." He’ll be a backup who will be a special teams guy.” (8/11/06), “Spikes committed to Florida during the game (U.S. Army All-American Bowl) on national TV, turning down Alabama and Virginia Tech among others. A lot of guys on defense, I hang around them a lot, I love those guys.” (7/27/09), “He is a guy on our football team that our players follow. Brown moved to middle linebacker for the Cardinals in 2012. I'm going to lay my heart on the line for you guys. Spikes also claimed that Rice marrying Palmer was an attempt to save his image. He's 240 pounds, so if he hits you, you're going to know it was him." Also out is linebacker Ty Powell (ankle). We know (what people are saying), so I think it's good. I coached linebackers 19 years and he's about as good as any I've seen." No. He reminds me a lot of Ray Lewis. Just to see the way he works is unbelievable.” (8/6/08), "It's unbelievably important. He has lost his livelihood, having been cut by New England for hitting another car and abandoning his vehicle on the highway.