Found October 29, 2011 on The Rap Sheet:
A day after the bombshell of releasing CB Leigh Bodden, the Patriots have dropped another one. And that this point, it is quite confusing. The Patriots just placed rookie CB Ras-I Dowling on Injured Reserve with a hip injury, leaving the team with two fewer defensive backs than they had two days ago. In addition, they activated DE Brandon Deaderick and RB Kevin Faulk off the Physically Unable to Perform list. Both players figure to participate in the game against the Steelers tomorrow. tomorrow. Faulk will help with pass-protection and catching passes in the screen game. They’ve been lacking in both spots. And Deaderick provides depth at end and tackle. As for cutting Bodden the day before placing Dowling on Injured Reserve… I’m wondering the same things you are.
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