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Patriots Practice Squad Possibilities

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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WIll T.J. Moe make this Patriots roster or is he destined for the practice squad?

NEPD Staff Writer: Oliver Thomas

The New England Patriots’ 53-man roster spends their weekdays preparing for an opponent they’ll play on Sundays. Meanwhile, an eight-man roster spends their weekdays preparing for an opponent they’ll watch on Sundays.
They’re called practice squad players.

Most of these NFL hopefuls were released during the final cut-down days of training camp and latched onto an organization in a lesser capacity. Each week, these players work collectively as a scout team. They mimic the nuances of opposing players in an effort to acclimate their teammates for battle.

The camaraderie is there; practice squad players are part of the team. But no, not every team brings guys to away games just to stand in sweats on the sidelines.

In essence, their job is to practice.

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2013 Patriots Undrafted Free Agent Signings

Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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WIll T.J. Moe make this Patriots roster?

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

The 2013 NFL Draft has come to a close, but that doesn’t mean the work is finished. Each year the Patriots find at least one roster player that is signed after the draft. From Justin Francis to Randall Gay of BenJarvus Green-Ellis, the Patriots have had a lot of success finding UDFA gems.

Here is a breakdown of all the 2013 UDFA siginings made by the Patriots and my thoughts on each one. Remember, NFL off-season rosters expanded to 90 players and the Patriots aren’t anywhere near that limit. They are expected to be much more active in UDFA than last year.

Here is a breakdown of each UDFA signing and their chances of making the roster.

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