Although they at one time were "definitely" on his radar, Reggie Wayne, in his short-lived stint as a free agent, basically told the Patriots: 'Thanks, but no thanks'.
According to the Boston Globe, Wayne recently implied in an online journal that the Pats were a finalist for his services, but is "thrilled" over his decision to instead return to Indianapolis.
"Well..... kinda four teams at first. Then three and then two. And you Colts fans don't wanna know who other team was. I'll let you figure that one out. Ha! But like I said, I'm thrilled about my decision."
If Wayne's subtlety leaves you unconvinced, a league source confirmed to the Globe that New England was indeed in play to land the five-time Pro Bowl receiver.
It was certainly a bit of a surprising move by the 33-year-old, who chose to pass up joining a perennial playoff -- and Super Bowl -- contender for a club that's been gutted from top to bottom this offseason.
The Colts gave Wayne a three-year...