Patriots Part Ways With Two Players

The New England Patriots made a pair of roster moves yesterday, releasing T.J. Slaughter and waiving Tim Mixon.
April 30, 2008

Asante Samuel: Gun For Hire

New England Patriots defensive back Asante Samuel is ready to "Get paid." Samuel will become a free agent at midnight tonight. Jon Scott takes a look at the Patriots top defensive back and the interest he's expected to gather in free agency. Will Samuel return to Foxborough? Don't bet on it according to Scott.
February 28, 2008

Patriots Sign 2, Release West

FOXBORO -- The New England Patriots signed two players to their practice squad on Tuesday; offensive lineman Pat Ross and cornerback Tim Mixon. In addition to the signings, the team released defensive lineman Zach West.
October 10, 2007

BearReport Audio: Trumaine McBride

The Bears drafted Corey Graham out of New Hampshire in the fifth round this past April, but it's seventh-rounder Trumaine McBride of Ole Miss who is making the biggest splash among the four rookie cornerbacks currently on the roster. McBride spent some time with after Tuesday evening's training camp practice, and subscribers can listen to that interview right here.
July 31, 2007

Mixon Turning Some Heads

By now, Bears fans already know that both Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher are free agents after this season. And with Devin Hester now being moved to the other side of the ball, the need for a young cornerback is even more paramount. Tim Mixon went undrafted out of California this past April, but he's made some noise in the offseason program and could sneak his way onto the final roster.
June 21, 2007

Auditioning for 2008 Already

Like it or not, Bears fans, there's almost no way that both Charles Tillman and Nathan Vasher will be wearing Bears uniforms past this season. With the terrific tandem eligible for free agency after 2007, the salary cap will make it next to impossible to keep both of them in Chicago for the long term. Do rookies Trumaine McBride, Tim Mixon, and Greg Fassitt have what it takes?
June 18, 2007