Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 10/3/12
According to a report by Comcast Sports New England, the Patriots will re-sign LB Bobby Carpenter soon. He was released on September 1st. The move comes as the Patriots are looking for a warm body to fill in some depth after rookie LB Dont'a Hightower injured his hamstring early in their game against the Bills Sunday. No word on the severity of Hightower's injury, but for the meantime, Carpenter will stick around for at least a week, and maybe beyond. Who knows. Carpenter was signed in April as sort of a reclamation project. He was the Dallas Cowboys' 1st round pick in 2006, 18th overall, but never quite amounted to all the hype over him before the draft. He lingered in Dallas for four years, never able to live up to the team's expectations. He's best known long blonde hair and for RT Marc Colombo referring to him as "Barbie Carpenter" after he was continuously beaten in practice during the team's filming of HBO's Hard Knocks. He also had stints with the Dolphins and Lions. His release
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