Found April 25, 2013 on Patriots Life:
When Jeff Demps was injured late in that final preseason game last year against the Giants, no one seemed to think he'd even miss anytime. How wrong they were and what a wild turn the Demps saga has taken. Now it seems more likely than ever that that's going to be the last time the olympic runner will have ever put on a Patriots uniform. Exacrlt a month ago today, Demps threatened to leave New England if they couldn't work around his schedule of doing track and football. If the Patriots did agree to let Demps do track and football, he'd miss five games of the regular season. That's a pretty absurd request, but according to his agent, Daniel Rose, other teams might be OK with that for some reason. Boston Herald: "Jeff loves New England, and he wants to run track and play football," Rose said. "It's not a decision based on money. It's a decision based on his passion for both sports. He's 23 years old, and he has an opportunity to do w...
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