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Armond Armstead Had Surgery to Treat Infection, No Timetable for His Return to Patriots

FOXBORO, Mass. — Patriots first-year defensive lineman Armond Armstead recently underwent surgery, which has kept him from joining the team during training camp. The procedure was done to treat an infection of some kind. Armstead is recovering, but no timetable has been set for his return just yet. The Patriots released a statement on Armstead’s surgery on Monday night. “Armond...
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

The Patriots Sign a Pass Rusher, Finally

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...
Via Patriots Life
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign DT Armond Armstead

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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Sign Defensive Tackle Armond Armstrong From CFL

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...
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

USC Trojans: Armond Armstead to sign with NFL team after season in Canada

I suppose former USC defensive lineman Armond Armstead would have a problem with being associated with USC in the headline and in this sentence since he is suing them for allegedly causing the heart attack that caused him to miss the 2011 season and go undrafted in the 2012 draft. But that’s what happened and he DID play there for three seasons. Armstead played the 2012 season...
Via Rumors and Rants
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

USC, Armstead lawsuit part of 'Nightline' report

USC and a lawsuit filed against the school and others by former defensive lineman Armond Armstead are part of a report on a painkilling drug and its use in college football that will air Thursday night on the ABC News program "Nightline." In his lawsuit, filed last August, Armstead claims he received improperly administered painkilling injections of Toradol -- a nonsteroidal...
Via Fox Sports West
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Former USC lineman Armstead sues school

Former USC football player Armond Armstead filed a lawsuit against the school and other defendants Thursday, claiming he received improperly administered painkilling injections that caused him to suffer a heart attack and hurt his chances for an NFL career. The University Park Health Center and James Tibone, the Trojans' team physician, and an unnamed pharmaceutical company...
Via Fox Sports West
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Prater to leave USC, Armstead still pondering

USC's roster, which will be limited to 75 scholarship players in the fall, remained in flux Monday as receiver Kyle Prater announced he was transferring and defensive lineman Armond Armstead met with school officials to explore doing the same for his final season of eligibility. Prater, a third-year sophomore from Illinois, is the second player in less than a week to leave the...
Via Fox Sports West
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Would Landing The Armstead Brothers Be The Trolliest Thing Ever?

Things are heating up in college football. No, it has nothing to do with the bowl games, but rather the players who are not involved in them. I'm talking about recruiting. National signing day is less than a month away, and of course the freakiness is closing in.One recruitment that Irish fans may not have to wait that long to find out about is Arik Armstead: Arik Armstead...
Via Subway Domer
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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