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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 test and simply “quit.”
We don’t know what exactly went into this conditioning test, but since these are professional football players we’re talking about, we’re guessing it involved a lot of running, sprinting, jumping, and maybe some weight lifting.
And if Albert Haynesworth managed to pass the Pats’ test — the same guy who failed the Redskins’ test twice — then the report reflects even more poorly on Addai.
The truth is Addai has become ineffective while battling injuries to only play 20 games the last two seasons. Had he not been in the Colts’ high-powered offense, he probably would not have had the l
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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.
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.
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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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...
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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.
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