Found June 02, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
Even though they just released Anthony Gonzalez, the New England Patriots have an abundance of talent at the wide receiver position. Wes Welker may be very unhappy about his contract, but he claims he will not hold out this season. Chad Ochocinco tries to hold on for another year, former Illini star Brandon Lloyd will compete with Deion Branch to be the team’s deep threat, and 2007 perfect season role players Jabar Gaffney and Donte Stallworth are back in the mix. Don’t forget Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater and Northern Illinois and Riverside-Brookfield High School product Britt Davis. Jeremy Ebert from Northwestern is hoping to find his niche in New England as well. Ebert was one of the first picks this past draft to sign a deal, and one of the best receivers in the Big Ten during his four year starting career in Evanston. From Tina Akouris, Chicago Sun-Times: he played as a true freshman and four years later became the Wildcats’ first receiver since D’Wayne Bates in 1998 to have...
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