Whether it's just bad luck or he's actually cursed, Patriots LB Shawn Crable must be wondering what's going on. Crable was one of three players the Patriots placed on the reserve injured list Saturday. Offensive lineman George Bussey and running back Chris Taylor were also placed on I/R. The team also announced 10 roster cuts and a pair of trades.
September 5, 2009
FOXBORO -- The Patriots continue training camp at Gillette Stadium. Newcomer Herana-daze Jones is just one of the many new faces as the team looks to revamp it's defense.
Under the radar moves are common in the NFL, and typically go without notice. When it comes to the Patriots any move is significant, especially with players who can develop into crucial role players.
Special teams is often the forgotten part of a football team but the Bengals took a heavy hit there last season with player losses and injury. The offseason has been encouraging to special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons as he attempts to regroup in 2008.