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In a somewhat surprising move, the New England Patriots have decided to release veteran RB Joseph Addai just before the start of training camp.
Apparently, Addai failed his physical. It looked as if he was going stick around for a while, signing a 1-year deal with the team in May, but reports during the Patriot's June mini camp is that they weren't too impressed with what they saw from him.
The failed physical was pretty much the nail in the coffin. Some call it a cold move to cut a guy just before training camp, but it's meant to help Addai, a veteran who feels he can still contribute, allowing him the opportunity to hook on with another team as camps start around the league.
If he can pass a physical that is.
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Veteran running back Joseph Addai's time with the Patriots was short-lived after the former Colt quit during conditioning tests.
Joseph Addai’s reputation is taking a major hit after he reportedly “quit” on a Patriots conditioning test.
The former Colts running back was signed by the Patriots to a one-year deal in May, but he was released by the team on Wednesday before the team even held its first training camp practice.
According to Mary Paoletti of CSN New England, Addai struggled during his conditioning...
The New England Patriots released veteran running back Joseph Addai, which came to no surprise here at The Pigskin Report. Quite a few writers here informed you over the past couple of months that Addai still may have had the marquee name from his days with the Indianapolis Colts, but he no longer possessed the speed necessary to help the Patriots enough in the backfield.
FOXBORO – Is RB Joseph Addai done? The former Colts standout was cut yesterday before his stint with the Patriots could get started because he reportedly struggled and subsequently quit during the team’s conditioning test.
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The New England Patriots have released Joseph Addai.Accord to the team website, the Pats released Addai, while signing TE Visanthe Shiancoe and defensive lineman Tim Bulman.Again, according to the team's site, Addai, 29, was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on May 10, 2012 following a six-year career with Indianapolis. He originally joined the Colts as a first round draft...
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Running back Joseph Addai has been released by the New England Patriots.
Addai didnt even get a chance to prove his worth in training camp, and Stevan Ridley, Shane Vereen and Danny Woodhead remain the top three running backs on New Englands depth chart. The injury-prone Addais fantasy outlook did not look promising even before todays news.
On the eve of another training camp, the Patriots released one notable veteran, and added two others.
New England cut former Indianapolis running back Joseph Addai on Wednesday, and signed tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and defensive lineman Tim Bulman.
Addai, 29, was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on May 10 following a six-year career with Indianapolis. He originally joined...
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The New England Patriots will open training camp on Thursday down at Gillette stadium, and one key offseason addition will not be in attendance as Bill Belichick's staff opens things up. Joseph Addai, who spent six seasons with the Indianapolis Colts before signing with the Patriots in May, was released by the team on Wednesday. The release is a sign that Addai may have failed...
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