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
December 7, 2004
University of Alabama-Birmingham DE/OLB Hassan McKeithan is a player who has shown possibilities and flashes of greatness, who has the size and the athletic ability to play at the next level. McKeithan has shown that he is willing to play wherever the coaches want him to play, and was recruited to UAB to play tight end, but he switched to the defensive side of the ball when there was injuries to help the team out.
March 15, 2003