New England Patriots fans everywhere are stunned and confused after the team released DT Kyle Love on Wednesday afternoon. Just days ago Love was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and it appears that the team has used that as an out in his contract.
Love recently signed a two-year contract that gave him some nice money after playing so well as an undrafted free agent out of Mississippi State.
Last season Love started 11 games and became a formidible team with veteran All-Pro Vince Wilfork.
In three seasons he has played in 41 games, with 25 starts and has 36 tackles and 5.5 sacks.
Here is the statement released by Love’s agent, Richard Kopelman of KLASS Sports:
"We have been informed by the New England Patriots that Kyle Love will be released NFI (non-football injury/illness)," Kopelman told ESPNBoston.com. "This comes on the heels of Kyle having been diagnosed within the past two weeks with Type 2 diabetes. Naturally, we are disappointed that the Patriots decided ...