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Patriots Make Roster Moves; Add DB Duke Dawson From IR

The Patriots today activated defensive back Duke Dawson to the 53-player roster, their second-round pick in this last year’s NFL Draft out of Florida. Dawson was placed on injured reserve Sept. 6 with a hamstring injury. The team also cut running back Kenjon Barner and linebacker Nicholas Grigsby. Barner has had three separate stints on […]

Patriots Release Veteran Wide Out Jordan Matthews

Wide receiver Jordan Matthews, who injured his hamstring in Sunday’s fourth practice of training camp, was released by the Patriots on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports via Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston reports. The Boston Globe first reported the transaction. Matthews had signed a one-year, $1 million contract ($300,000 guaranteed) with the Patriots in […]

Patriots Dump 2017 Third Round Pick OL Antonio Garcia

The Patriots have released offensive tackle Antonio Garcia according to Mike Reiss of ESPN, quickly cutting ties with their third-round draft pick of a season ago. It is a shocking move considering the team traded up to nab Garcia in the third round out of Troy just one year ago. Garcia missed his entire rookie […]

Patriots Not Expected to Pick Up Options on CB Malcom Brown or DT Danny Shelton

The Patriots are not planning to pick up the fifth-year option in Malcom Brown’s contract, Kevin Duffy of Masslive reports. Brown was eligible for the fifth-year option because he was a first-round pick in 2015. If the Patriots had picked up the option, they would have owed him $7.15 million for the 2019 season, per […]

Patriots Add Some Defensive Depth; Ink Veteran DT Ricky Jean Francois

The Patriots Tuesday added defensive line depth by inking defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois, Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal reports. The nine-year veteran played for the Green Bay Packers this season, appearing in six games and making two tackles. He was released on Nov. 1. The 30-year-old defensive tackle has also played for Washington, […]

Patriots part ways with Guard Jonathan Cooper

The Patriots have cut OG Jonathan Cooper, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. The Patriots traded away DE Chandler Jones for Cooper and a second round pick. I’am shocked to see the Patriots cut Cooper so quickly, but he hasn’t really panned out as injuries continue to be a problem for the guard.

Patriots Cut Veteran Tight End Clay Harbor

The Patriots are turning the page early this week after an ugly 16-0 loss to the Buffalo Bills. On Monday, the team released veteran tight end Clay Harbor, Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal reports. The 29-year-old Harbor played in three games this season, but didn’t register a stat. On Sunday, he only played on […]

Pats Make Roster Moves; Waive Knighton and Stork, Put Jackson on PUP List

Today the Pats placed offensive lineman Tre’ Jackson on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, and waived defensive lineman Terrance Knighton and center Bryan Stork. The second-year Jackson was active his rookie season in 2015, starting nine games and appearing in 13 total games at right guard during the regular season. But he sat out […]