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With the NFL draft over and several undrafted free agents added to the roster, the New England Patriots released five players, who were on the bubble to make the 2013 roster. Released were CB Malcolm Williams, WR Jeremy Ebert, FB Tony Fiammetta, TE Brad Herman and DL Tracy Robertson. The most noteable names from this list includes Williams and Fiametta. Williams was a 2011 7th round pick by the Patriots and over the past two seasons spent most of the time on the practice squad. In career NFL games, he has recorded one special teams tackel. Fiammetta was orginally signed by New England before the 2012 season but was placed on the exempt/left squad list last August 4 and didn't appear in the game last season. He was activated from the reserve list on March 18 but wasn't expected to make the 53 man roster in September either. The Patriots haven't really used a fullback since Heath Evans left after the 2008 season. Herman, Ebert and Robertson were not expected to last long in training camp this summer since the Patriots have added plenty of depth to the tight end, wide reciever or defensive line position respectively. Follow our…
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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...
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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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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...
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It was reported early Monday that the Patriots would cut ties with wide receiver Jeremy Ebert after adding a number of rookie wideouts over the weekend. They have indeed done so, releasing Ebert, fullback Tony Fiammetta, tight end Brad Herman, defensive lineman Tracy Robertson and defensive back Malcolm Williams.
Fiammetta had the most NFL experience of the group, playing in...