Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 2/4/12
In cold-blooded fashion, the Patriots released WR Tiquan Underwood tonight. The move was designed to get more defensive linemen on the field, and they promoted DE Alex Silvestro. It’s not disciplinary, and the team does want him back next year. It’s just brutal for tonight. Awful for Underwood. He wouldn’t have played much, but it still sucks. Read this blog entry from this week and tell me it’s not heart-breaking. Still, in a series of Tweets, Underwood seems to be taking it well and professionally. “This Is Nothing But MOTIVATION….,” Underwood Tweeted. “I Been Thru A LOT…But There Are Ppl In This World w/ More Serious Problems So I Cant Hang The Head….Thank You Lord #Blessed. … Good Luck To The New England Organization, The Coaches, & All My Teammates… #PatsNation.“
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