News is moving quickly for 6'7" tight end recruit Joseph Fauria. He took his first visit to Stanford on Saturday for their Junior Day and walked away with an offer and a big smile. Fauria talks about what impressed him, and how it compared with his USC Junior Day the next day. The Encino (Calif.) Crespi athlete is also flying east to see his uncle, NFL tight end Christian Fauria, and seek advice.
April 4, 2007
Having been told by New England that he was no longer starter material, it would've been understandable for Christian Fauria to retire. He had two Super Bowl rings and 11 seasons in the books, his 35th birthday was approaching and uprooting his wife and four children from Massachusetts didn't seen palatable. But then the Redskins called and thoughts of retirement soon left his mind.
June 28, 2006
The New England Patriots have opted to take a patient approach to free agency while other teams fly players in to sign them early. Two players among the many signings this weekend include two Patriot free agents, Andre Davis and Christian Fauria. Both players opted to sign with other teams.
The list of free agents for the New England Patriots contains some names the team would prefer to retain. In the era of free agency it's not always possible to take care of your own, especially when other teams are interested in the players on the list.
February 15, 2006