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Brandon Spikes takes Twitter shots at Patriots, compares tenure to slavery

Brandon Spikes hits hard on the field. He also pulls no punches on Twitter apparently.

The former New England Patriots linebacker took several shots at his former team on Twitter on Wednesday, and said he planned to deliver them two losses as a member of his new team, the Buffalo Bills.

Something tells us that the hard-edged Spikes and his new defensive coordinator, Jim Schwartz, who never shied away from that kind of bravado, will get along quite well.

Here was Spikes' parting shot: A comparison of his four years in New England to slavery, with a bit of a nod to the Oscar-winning film from this past year.

 Shockingly, a few New Englanders took umbrage to the comments and responded. It appears that Spikes spent half his day blocking people on Twitter.

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