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The New England Patriots released five players Monday, including defensive back Malcolm Williams. Williams, 24, was a seventh-round draft pick in 2011. He has rotated between the 53-man roster and the practice squad over the past two seasons. He played in four regular-season NFL games and three postseason games. He had two special teams tackles in two games last season. The Patriots also released 23-year-old wide receiver Jeremy Ebert, who was selected by the team in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He was released Aug. 31, 2012, spent a week on the Eagles practice squad before being re-signed to the Patriots practice squad on Nov. 28. Full back Tony Fiammetta, tight end Brad Herman, defensive lineman Tracy Robertson were also let go by the Patriots. “Fiammetta, 26, was signed by New England as a free agent on March 20, 2012 but spent the entire 2012 season on the Exempt/Reserve List. The 6-foot, 250-pounder, is a veteran of three NFL seasons with Carolina (2009-10) and Dallas (2011). He originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick (128th overall) by Carolina in 2009 out of Syracuse. After being waived by Carolina prior to the start of the 2011 season, he was claimed by off waivers and awarded to Dallas. Fiammetta has played in 34 NFL games with 17 starts and has 11 rushing attempts for 26 yards and eight receptions for 73 yards.” The post Patriots release five players, including Malcolm Williams appeared first on Sports Glory.
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Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports believes that free agent defensive end John Abraham would be a good fit for the New England Patriots.
He made his tour of visits, and he’s been pretty firm with his asking price, but this still leaps out as a Bill Belichick move to me. He is always collecting veteran edge players who can add situational help, and the Pats are always in the hunt....
According to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston, the New England Patriots have cut wide receiver Jeremy Ebert.
Ebert could be mistaken for Wes Welker on the field; his size and frame have a similar look.
Maybe off it also, as he’s heading out of town to make room for receivers Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce. Reiss writes:
‘Ebert didn’t make the Patriots out of training camp last season...
New England Patriots 2013 pump up (by Jonah Nielsen)
The Patriots were successful in their attempt to move running back/return man Jeff Demps after the Olympic Sprinter announced that his devotion to Track & Field would limit his time on the gridiron. In addition to Demps' open devotion to track, the Pats signed Pro Bowl return specialist Leon Washington this offseason as well.
So the need to keep Demps quickly spiraled...
To get down to the required 90-man roster by NFL offseason standards, the New England Patriots have waived tight end Brad Herman.
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To get down to the required 90-man roster by NFL offseason standards, the New England Patriots have waived fullback Tracy Robertson.
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