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Free agent running back Joseph Addai is expected to sign a deal with the New England Patriots this week, as was first reported by his former Indianapolis Colts teammate Peyton Manning at a charity event. Addai had spent his entire NFL career with the Colts up until now, but with the team in complete transformation mode, many faces have changed places in Indy. Addai is simply the latest. But the Patriots? Really? I just don’t see it. New England did allow Benjarvus Green-Ellis to depart for greener pastures – or orange, I suppose – as he signed a free agent deal with the Cincinnati Bengals. That leaves Danny Woodhead, Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen as the other running backs currently on the roster. While none of them may exactly strike fear into the hearts of the opposing front lines and linebackers, they are capable of doing what the Patriots need on offense. Just look at the past history of the New England backfield under head coach Bill Belichick, and especially with offensive co...

Report: Patriots sign veteran RB

The Patriots had brought in several running backs for a look, and it appears as if they have selected one to sign.

Joseph Addai to New England, PPR Fantasy Football Analysis

Addai could surprise in New England The move by the New England Patriots to sign former Indianapolis Colts’ running back Joseph Addai is not one that received a ton of national attention and it’s easy to see why. Many fans and pundits view him as an aging running back, who has little left to contribute, therefore, his signing with the defending AFC Champions hasn’t garnered...

Joseph Addai to the Patriots: Fantasy Impact

The powerhouse New England Patriots solidified their running back position with the signing of veteran Joseph Addai formerly of the Indianapolis Colts. Addai is competent in pass protection and has shown a penchant for getting in the end-zone when given the opportunity boasting two double-digit touchdown seasons. Addai’s signing looks to be more of the veteran insurance variety...

Source: Joseph Addai Expected to Sign with The New England Patriots

Another member of the group that the “new” Indianapolis Colts didn’t want around, has found a new home, according to a source close to the NFL Network . Addai was a member of the Indianapolis team that beat the Patriots in 2006 in the AFC championship. With all the teams making great pickups this off-season, just add another great decision by the Patriots from office. Addai...

Joseph Addai Could Become Valuable Asset Out of Backfield in Patriots' Passing Attack

Football will be upon us before you know it. It seems like the season just ended, especially for Patriots fans who are still distraught over the team's Super Bowl loss to the Giants, but with the NFL draft complete, we're inching closer and closer to the start of training camp. A lot can still happen between now and then, though, meaning there's plenty of questions still...

Patriots adding Addai

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Game winning TD by Addai - Colts vs Patriots 2007 (by...

Game winning TD by Addai - Colts vs Patriots 2007 (by survivorcsi) So Joseph Addai was signed by the Pats? Fine.

Addai Coming to Foxboro

We’ve found out about the New England Patriots roster moves in a variety of ways in the Bill Belichick era.  They’ve come from the team via release or website, sometimes Belichick will announce the roster moves during a press briefing, players sometimes will tweet they have signed and then there’s the good old agent calls the media route.  But never in the time Belichick...

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Now that the NFL draft is complete, the focus turns to the start of training camp. Before you know it, the 2012 season will be kicking off, and the Patriots once again have the look of a contender. There's still a lot that can happen between now and the season opener, though. After all, the Pats just added wide receiver Jabar Gaffney and running back Joseph Addai, and Matt Light...

Addai to sign with Patriots

According to a source, former Indianapolis Colts RB Joseph Addai is set to sign with the New England Patriots. With rumors already swirling around today, a tweet by Indianapolis Star's Mike Chappell broke the news. It was later comfirmed by ESPN. The 30-year-old Addai ran for 4,453 yards and 39 touchdowns over his career in Indianapolis.
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