FOXBORO, Mass. -- The New England Patriots announced the release of ten players today as they worked to reduce the roster to meet a league limit of 53 by Saturday. New England also traded rookie running back Patrick Cobbs to the Pittsburgh Steelers for an undisclosed draft pick Cobbs, a preseason playmaker was unlikely to clear waivers should the team have made the attempt.
September 1, 2006
Tuesday is a scheduled roster cutdown day for every team in the NFL. Some teams have already begun the process of letting players go as they work to meet the maximum of 75 allowable. The New England Patriots have their own list to compile. Patriots Insider takes a look at those on the bubble and what makes them likely candidates for the turk.
August 28, 2006
The Patriots' struggle to address team depth has taken on another twist as news emerged that linebacker Tedy Bruschi will be sidelined for a month or more. Bruschi broke a bone in his wrist, and reportedly will undergo surgery to repair the injury on Wednesday. The team also made two roster moves Tuesday, signing WR Eddie Berlin and trading OL Ross Tucker to Cleveland for draft pick.
Foxborough, Mass – One day closer to their first preseason game, the Patriots continued a double session of training camp practices. Both practice sessions had a number of positive performances, as well as negatives. Insider notes on how players fared.