Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 5/17/13
On Wednesday, The Patriots released defensive tackle Kyle Love and it was suspected that it had a lot to do with the fact that two weeks earlier, he was diagnosed with type two diabetes. But in looking at the Patriots’ history, you can prove a lot about the present and the Patriots history of dealing with players with illnesses speaks for itself. In 2005, the most memorable of which would be Tedy Bruschi who suffered a stroke and the Patriots sat by and waited out his recovery and even publically stood by Bruschi if I remember correctly which they hardly ever do. Matt Light dealt with Crohn’s Disease off and on for his career here in New England and they consistently signed him and extended his contract. In 2010, the Patriots drafted Marcus Cannon who had non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. As recent as this season, the Patriots signed Armond Armstead out of USC who had to play in the CFL due to him having a heart attack. Evidence and history shows that the Patriots are patient when dealing...
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