FOXBORO -- The New England Patriots re-signed linebacker Eric Alexander Wednesday. The fourth-year veteran was an exclusive rights free agent. The team also released three players; Tyson DeVree, Casey Tyler and Henry Smith.
We continue taking a closer look at the 2008 Rookie class. In this segment we review the defensive players participating in this weekend's rookie minicamp and how they might fit into the roster with the players ahead of them.
One started out as a defensive end, one thought for sure his future was on offense. It's funny how, in team
games, sacrifices are often made in an attempt to make the best out of difficult circumstances. Such is the
case with two Washington defensive tackles, and new players at that - Wilson Afoa and Casey Tyler. But
there's no bellyaching or second-guessing with these two. It's all about full effort for a full spring, and the
rest will sort itself out.
Gilbertson addressed a position change, an injury, and who he's been most impressed by through the first two days of fall camp.