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NFL Injury Report:
The New England Patriots have discussed the possibility of
trading running back and return specialist Jeff Demps, the player’s agent
Daniel Rose told Jeff Howe of The Boston Herald.
The Patriots have discussed the possibility of trading Jeff Demps, according to agent Daniel Rose.
— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) April 14, 2013
The Patriots kept Demps on their roster last season,
stashing him on injured reserve to keep him under team control. However, Demps
has since told the team that he’d prefer to focus on his track career, with
football being a secondary focus.
Demps was a silver medalist in the 2012 London Olympic Games
for the US team. He’s clearly fast, and this speed is intriguing in the NFL.
Still, the Patriots have essentially added insurance against his departure – in
the form of free agent Leon Washington – and it appears they’re shopping him
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