Posts Tagged ‘Rumors’

Patriots Working out “Housh” and Safeties

Sunday, August 14th, 2011
TJ Houshmandzadeh Patriots

Patriots fans may have to brush up on their spelling skills.

According to Ian Rappaport the Patriots are set to hold a workout with veteran receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh.

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Patriots Host Matt Roth and Raheem Brock

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
Raheem Brock Patriots

Raheem Brock and Matt Roth are the latest targets for the Patriots in free agency.

In the bargain hunting phase of this free-agency period, brought on by the NFLPA’s insistence on flooding the market 4th and 5th year veterans, the Patriots have found two more possible targets.

Tommie Harris and the Patriots couldn’t make a deal, so he ended up signing with the rival Colts. Therefore, Matt Roth (DE/OLB, Cleveland) and Raheem Brock (DL, Seattle) are the two newest names to be added to the Patriots free agency watch.

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Tommie Harris Visiting Patriots

Monday, August 1st, 2011

As reported by Ian Rappaport, the Patriots have flown in for Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris for a visit.

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Schobel Draws Interest From Patriots

Sunday, August 8th, 2010
Aaron Schobel

Could this scene be a thing of the past?

Tom Brady and Matt Light could be resting easier in the next couple of days. After tallying double-digit sacks against the aforementioned duo as a member of the Buffalo Bills, the Patriots have expressed a “strong interest” in signing the newly released Aaron Schobel.

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Tom Brady to Holdout?

Friday, July 23rd, 2010
Tom Brady Holdout

Is Tom Brady thinking about calling a time-out on Training Camp?

Due to his current contract status, Tom Bradywill not be a happy training-camper this Sunday.  However, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Brady might not be a training-camper at all, stating that “Tom Brady has 3 Super Bowl rings; Patriots were near bottom in payroll last year; the ‘take 1 for the team’ isn’t flying well anymore.”

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Terrell Owens Wants to Play in New England?

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Terrell Owens still thinks he has some good football in him, and he wants to play that football for a contender.  Owens, who has previously suited up for the 49ers, Eagles, Cowboys, and Bills told WJMN radio that he would “definitely be open” to playing for the Patriots.

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Patriots Interested in Osi Umenyiora?

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

It’s no secret that Osi Umenyiora and the New York Giants seem to be looking to end their relationship. Several teams have expressed interest in acquiring the defensive end who has averaged 10 sacks per season over the last four years, including seven sacks in 2009. We’ve heard (still unconfirmed) reports that the Patriots are one of the teams that are intrigued by Osi, presumably wanting to convert him to a 3-4 outside linebacker.

Michael Lombardi states, “I hear if the deal is right, they’ll make a deal. Umenyiora can be had for the right price.” Presumably, a 3rd or 4th round pick would seal the deal. If the Patriots can’t land one of the top OLB’s in the draft, such as Sergio Kindle or Brandon Graham, Umenyiora would be very attractive for a mid-round selection.

Jason Taylor remains another veteran option at OLB that the Patriots could explore, provided that the Jets don’t get to him first.




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