PATRIOTS: Midweek News, Notes and Rumors

The New England Patriots are headed toward the the final stop of their brutal stretch of road games this week. Regardless of the cards they were dealt from injury and schedules, the team has been busy fixing things. Wednesday's quick hits include the rumors of a receiver coming back, news on some recent visitors, and a pile of praise heaped on the team's leader.
October 11, 2005

NFL update

A number of former Florida State Seminoles have found a home with the Tampa Bay Bucs over the years, including linebacker <b>Derrick Brooks</b> and quarterback <b>Brad Johnson.</b> The latest to join is cornerback <b>Mario Edwards,</b> a former Cowboys starter who provides a solid nickel back, allowing <b>Dwight Smith</b> to concentrate on the safety position. Click here for an update.
August 5, 2004

Bucs Sign Cornerback Mario Edwards

Edwards started all 16 games for the Cowboys last year. This kind of durability is exactly the kind of depth the Bucs need to add at cornerback. In fact in the last three years Edwards has missed only one game. Head coach Jon Gruden said the following after the signing, "He is a talented player who will add depth and experience to our secondary."
April 14, 2004