Found January 22, 2013 on Patriots Life:
PLAYERS: Armond Armstead
TEAMS: USC Trojans
According to sources on January 22 the Patriots, fresh off the Baltimore loss, have already started improving their team. Patriots are aiming to improve their lackluster pass rush by going out and signing defensive lineman Armond Armstead who apparently played in the CanadianFootball League this past year.   Armstead is a USC grad who went undrafted due to a medical error by the USC medical staff causing him to not be medically cleared to play at the time of the draft. Armstead’s attorney claims he suffered a heart attack as a result of USC team doctors treating him with Toradol, a high dose pain killer. After Armstead went undrafted he took his talents to the CFL where he played for the Argonauts in Toronto. There he made a name for himself posting all-star numbers and leading the team in, wait for it, sacks. A poor pass rush allowed a less than elite QB, in Flacco, to become a QB that posted elite type numbers and Belichick knows that. The 22 year-old, 6’5, 300 pound Armste...

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The Patriots are getting an early start on 2013 acquisitions. New England signed defensive tackle Armond Armstead from the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Armstead had six sacks and 43 tackles with the Argonauts in 2012. He was also named to the CFL All-Star team as a rookie. The 22-year-old USC product sat out his senior 2011 season with the...

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Tom Curran is reporting that the Patriots have signed former USC and Toronto Argonauts defensive tackle Armond Armstead.   The Patriots have signed Armond Armstead, according to a source. Former USC player was productive as CFL pass rusher in 2012. #PatriotsTalk — Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) January 22, 2013   Armstead has worked out for several teams over the past few weeks...

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