September 20, 2008
The Steelers traded for "Mean" Patrick Cobbs, a running back who led the New England Patriots in rushing this preseason. Cobbs is the all-time leading rusher for the North Texas Mean Green, the school "Mean" Joe Greene put on the football map some 38 years ago.
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.
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