Patriots re-sign Talib, Arrington; release Lloyd
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have released
receiver Brandon Lloyd and re-signed defensive backs Aqib Talib, Kyle Arrington and Adrian Wilson.
The team made the announcements on Saturday.
Arrington tied for the NFL lead in 2011 with seven interceptions.
Wilson is a five-time Pro Bowl selection who holds the NFL record for
most sacks in a season by a defensive back, eight, and is the sixth
player in NFL history to record 25 sacks and 25 interceptions in his
Talib was acquired by New England in a trade with Tampa Bay on Nov. 1
for a 2013 fourth-round draft pick. He started in five of six games for
New England after the trade and had 19 tackles and an interception that
he returned 59 yards for a touchdown.
Lloyd had 74 receptions for 911 yards and four touchdowns last season
for New England, with 12 receptions for 102 yards and one touchdown in
two playoff games.
Roster Moves: Talib, Arrington, Lloyd,
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