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Patriots sign linebacker Darius Fleming

The Patriots signed 2nd year linebacker Darius Fleming, the team announced Friday. A 5th round draft pick by the San Francisco 49ers in 2012, Fleming missed the entire 2012 season after tearing his ACL in rookie camp, and then missed the 2013 season after tearing the other ACL in training camp. During his 4 year career at […]

Patriots sign some more undrafted defensive players

The Patriots added to their list of undrafted NFL rookies to their now total number of 15 players. The Patriots signed strong safety Shamiel Gary out of Oklahoma State. Gary compiled 119 total tackles, 15 pass deflections, and two interceptions. The Pats added to their line play by signing DT Seali’i Epenesa from UCLA. In four seasons, Epenesa […]

Patriots signed a few undrafted tight ends

The New England Patriots began signing undrafted free agents once the draft was over. They signed Tyler Beck, a tight end, out of Bowling Green. Beck is 6-foot-3, 252-pound rookie, who caught 10 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns in 2013. They signed tight end Justin Jones out of East Carolina. Jones is 6’8, and weighs […]

Patriots sign DE Will Smith

The New England Patriots have announced the signing of free agent defensive end Will Smith today. Smith spent 9 years with the Saints and will be 33 in July. Smith missed the entire 2013 season with an ACL tear he suffered in a Saints preseason game. Will Smith will add depth to the Patriots pass […]

Dustin Keller visiting the Patriots

The Patriots are meeting with former Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller today, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The former Jets and Dolphins tight end is coming off a dislocated right knee and tore his ACL, MCL and PCL in a preseason game with the Dolphins last season.  Keller’s agent has reassured teams that his client is “ready to […]

Patriots released Adrian Wilson

Last Friday, news broke that the Patriots released veteran SS Adrian Wilson after one season. Wilson had not played a regular season game due to a torn Achilles, he suffered during the team’s final preseason game. Wilson struggled throughout the preseason before the injury, however. Wilson signed a 3 year deal worth $5 million with the team last […]

Patriots resign Ryan Wendell

The New England Patriots resigned their starting center Ryan Wendell yesterday. According to league sources, Wendell received an $850,000 signing bonus, $1 million base salaries the next two years, $2 million in roster bonuses in both seasons (including $12,500 for each game on the active roster), and $1.3 million in incentives in 2015. Brady was sacked […]

LeGarrette Blount signs with the Steelers

Patriots free agent running back LeGarrette Blount signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday. Blount signed a deal for 2 years worth 3.85 million, with a $950,000 signing bonus, according to Ravens Insider Aaron Wilson. Blount can make an additional $150,000 if he gains 800 rushing yards in 2014 to push the deal to 4 million. LeGarrette Blount rushed […]