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New England Patriots
The New England Patriots released veteran running back Joseph Addai, which came to no surprise here at The Pigskin Report. Quite a few writers here informed you over the past couple of months that Addai still may have had the marquee name from his days with the Indianapolis Colts, but he no longer possessed the speed necessary to help the Patriots enough in the backfield.
But following his release from the Patriots, is Addai running out of options in the NFL, or will a better opportunity present itself with training camps opening all across the league this week?
As always, especially with running backs in the NFL, injuries are a huge part of the game. At any given moment, a back can go down for the rest of the season. We see it far too often. So with that being said, does Addai have to wait it out for a team to suffer an injury to its’ starting backfield, or could he catch on with a new team much sooner?
Addai was originally linked to the Denver Broncos as soon as Peyton Manning sig...
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Veteran running back Joseph Addai's time with the Patriots was short-lived after the former Colt quit during conditioning tests.
Joseph Addai’s reputation is taking a major hit after he reportedly “quit” on a Patriots conditioning test.
The former Colts running back was signed by the Patriots to a one-year deal in May, but he was released by the team on Wednesday before the team even held its first training camp practice.
According to Mary Paoletti of CSN New England, Addai struggled during his conditioning...
FOXBORO – Is RB Joseph Addai done? The former Colts standout was cut yesterday before his stint with the Patriots could get started because he reportedly struggled and subsequently quit during the team’s conditioning test.
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Officially veteran running back Joseph Addai was released by the New England Patriots on Wednesday due to a failed physical. Now, CSS New England reports that Addai not only failed his physical, he basically "quit" during the conditioning test, which would assure a flunked physical. Addai, who signed with the Pats in May after spending his entire career with the Indianapolis...
The New England Patriots have released Joseph Addai.Accord to the team website, the Pats released Addai, while signing TE Visanthe Shiancoe and defensive lineman Tim Bulman.Again, according to the team's site, Addai, 29, was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on May 10, 2012 following a six-year career with Indianapolis. He originally joined the Colts as a first round draft...
The Joseph Addai signing in New England made a lot of sense on paper. It didn't work out so well on the field. The Patriots released Addai on Wednesday before he ever suited up for the team during training camp. There were suggestions that he did not perform to expectations during OTA and minicamp season. Source: NFL.com Attached Thumbnails
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Running back Joseph Addai has been released by the New England Patriots.
Addai didnt even get a chance to prove his worth in training camp, and Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen and Danny Woodhead remain the top three running backs on New Englands depth chart. The injury-prone Addais fantasy outlook did not look promising even before todays news.
On the eve of another training camp, the Patriots released one notable veteran, and added two others.
New England cut former Indianapolis running back Joseph Addai on Wednesday, and signed tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and defensive lineman Tim Bulman.
Addai, 29, was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on May 10 following a six-year career with Indianapolis. He originally joined...
Joseph Addai did not last long as Patriots training camp kicked off Thursday
Plenty to report after day 1 of Patriots training camp. Some early headlines were the absence of 35 year old guard Brian Waters and the cutting of running back Joseph Addai.
When I first heard of Addai being cut on Thursday I was a little upset since I had some hopes the 29 year old veteran could help contribute...
They aren't big moves, the kind of Randy Moss-to-New England blockblusters that make other teams cringe. But they're very much Patriot moves. With New England scooping up veteran tight end Visanthe Shiancoe, nabbing injured tight end Jake Ballard from the New York Giants' waiver ploy, bringing in a stash of role player receivers and cutting former big name running back...
The New England Patriots will open training camp on Thursday down at Gillette stadium, and one key offseason addition will not be in attendance as Bill Belichick's staff opens things up. Joseph Addai, who spent six seasons with the Indianapolis Colts before signing with the Patriots in May, was released by the team on Wednesday. The release is a sign that Addai may have failed...
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