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Receiver Tiquan Underwood was a media darling at the Super Bowl all week.
Underwood was the New England Patriots receiver with the high-top fade who got the team’s logo shaved in the back of his head. We say was because the Pats cut Underwood Saturday, just one day before he was set to make his Super Bowl debut.
The team added defensive end Anthony Silvestri to the active roster after Underwood’s release.
Although we’d call it a cruel (and really ******) twist of fate, Underwood took it in stride. He tweeted the following message after getting the news.
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 Enland Organization, The Coaches, & All My Teammates… #PatsNation
To say dude is keeping things in perspective is an understatement. We’d be ******* irate, but we commend Underwood for handling the situation as well as he is.
We also think Bill Belichick, who we were just beginning to t...
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The Patriots released wide receiver Tiquan Underwood the night before the Super Bowl to make room for defensive end Anthony Silvestri, a practice squad player.
Tiquan Underwood, who made headlines this week for shaving the Patriots logo into his head, was released by the team Saturday evening — the night before the Super Bowl. In his post about Underwood’s hair Monday, Del pointed out how feel people knew who Tiquan was. Now everybody will know about him.
The Patriots announced the move on their website and said defensive end Anthony...
Well we always knew that the NFL was a messy business but with less than 24 hours until kick off of the biggest and most watched sports game of the year, Rutgers University alum and now former New England Patriot, Tiquan Underwood has been let go.
The news of Underwood’s release was taken in stride and Underwood was an honorable gentlemen about the whole situation. Underwood tweeted...
By Paul KenyonINDIANAPOLIS _ Tiquan Underwood will not lose anything, except the chance to dress for the game, becasue he was cut by the Patriots on the eve of Super Bowl XLVI.
The wide receiver, who was released in favor of former Rutgers teammate Alex Silvestro, will be paid the same as everyone else on the team. Anyone who plays in at least eight games for a team _ and Underwood...
Tiquan Underwood has been cut by the New England Patriots less than 24 hours before the Super Bowl. You have got to be kidding me. The Patriots should have to make Chad Ochocinco active for the big game. Man can you imagine how Underwood must feel? The Patriots could have at least let the guy get a ring if they win tomorrow. This move tells me the Patriots are in need o another receiver...
No, the Giants can’t claim receiver Tiquan Underwood after the Patriots cut him on Saturday. New England traditionally makes roster moves on Saturdays, primarily because no team can claim the player cut until Monday. We’re not sure where Underwood will watch the game, but a lot of people are upset with the Patriots for making…
Tiquan Underwood is wishing the New England Patriots good luck after they cut him on the eve of the Super Bowl.
Patriots wide receiver Tiquan Underwood will get paid as if he played in the Super Bowl, even though the Patriots cut him Saturday night. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Underwood is entitled to his full $88,000 share if the Patriots win and $44,000 if the Patriots lose because he was active for at least eight…
The New England Patriots released wide receiver Tiquan Underwood on Saturday, while elevating defensive end Alex Silvestro from the practice squad to the 53-man active roster.
The Patriots made their final transaction of the 2011 season on Saturday, releasing wide receiver Tiquan Underwood and promoting defensive lineman Alex Silvestro from the practice squad.
Wide receiver Tiquan Underwood was cut Saturday night by the Patriots less than 24 hours before the big game - bad news for him, of course, but a move that increases the likelihood Chad Ochocinco will be active against the Giants today.
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick got a big dose of karma after cutting reserve wide receiver Tiquan Underwood on the eve of Super Bowl XLVI. It’s pretty funny how I just wrote about how wrong New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was for cutting reserve wide receiver Tiquan Underwood just 24 hours before the biggest game of his life in order to add defensive...
The New England Patriots announced today that rookie DE Alex Silvestro has been signed to the 53-man roster from the practice squad. In addition, the Patriots released WR Tiquan Underwood.
On Saturday night, the New England Patriots executed a roster move, releasing WR Tiquan Underwood, in a move which could have repercussions for veteran WR Chad Ochocinco. Ochocinco has not played a large role for the New England Patriots all season long, recording just 15 receptions, but in a classic Bill Belichick move, the veteran pass catcher could play a role in...