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The Patriots brought in seemingly a million wide receivers this offseason, one which was Anthony Gonzalez. Gonzalez is a former 1st round pick of the Indianapolis Colts in the 2007 NFL Draft, but thanks to injuries, he’s played just 2 games over the last 3 seasons, catching 5 passes. The Patriots didn’t have a ton of room at wide receiver and likely just brought Anthony Gonzalez in as a boom or bust free agent signing to see if he had anything left as a player after all of his injuries.
It appears he doesn’t as the Patriots have already cut him. According to the Boston Globe, they gave up on him because he “doesn’t have the legs anymore.” His past leg injuries have turned him from a player who once went in the 1st round to a player not even worth bringing in Training Camp. At just 27 years of age, it’s fair to wonder if anyone will ever give him another chance.
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Wide receiver Anthony Gonzalez has been released by the Patriots.
Gonzalez has appeared in a total of 11 games over the last three seasons due to terrible durability, and the former first-round draft pick (2007) of Indianapolis had poor odds of making New Englands final roster this fall. He is highly unlikely to be relevant in fantasy football with another team in 2012.
Let’s face it, coming into the NFL is a dream come true for many players. Working hard through high school and college to find themselves receiving a call from an NFL team and meeting the commissioner face to face is a big deal and one that would never be forgotten.
After the hoopla of combines, interviews and draft night what is left? The preparing and planning to prove...
A couple of things have come up recently about season tickets that I wanted to respond to.
First, much has been made about whether there's much to make of the recent news that the Colts have yet to sell out their season tickets for 2012. On one extreme are those citing the hiring of Get Real Sports Sales and Jim Irsay's defensive tweets as signs of how dire the situation...
With the news that roughly 3,000 season tickets remain for the upcoming 2012 Indianapolis Colts campaign many in the national media have stated that blackouts are a risk. This is a terrible exaggeration as the risk of a blackout is pretty limited.
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The Indianapolis Colts today claimed cornerback Korey Lindsey off waivers from the Arizona Cardinals and waived safety Micah Pellerin.
Lindsey, 5-10, 194 pounds, was originally selected in the seventh round (207th overall) by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was released by the Bengals on September 3 and claimed off waivers by the Cardinals on September 5.
The Indianapolis Colts are getting close to signing rookie quarterback Andrew Luck to his first NFL contract, according to Colts owner Jim Irsay.
"Talks with A Luck's agent,Will Wilson(the brother of Andrew's mother) have been productive," Irsay wrote on his Twitter account. "Team Counsel Dan Emerson n Will r getting close!
The New England Patriots announced the signings of two rookies on Tuesday – one free agent and one draft pick.
Defensive back Alfonzo Dennard slipped to the seventh round, due to an arrest before the draft, where the Patriots nabbed him with the 224th overall pick. Dennard, who was named 2011 Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year, was the second to last of New England's draft...
The Colts are in the Post-Peyton Manning era, and they are already feeling the effects of it; season ticket sales have dropped and they were forced to find ways to get rid of 3000 tickets.
The Colts are having some trouble finding some butts in the seats. The Colts are about 3000 season tickets short.