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With Sebastian Vollmer currently unsigned, the Patriots added some insurance on their offensive line Sunday afternoon.’s Field Yates reports that the team has signed offensive tackle Will Svitek, who spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve. A defensive end/tight end at Stanford, Svitek was converted to tackle when Kansas City drafted him in the sixth round in 2005. He spent three seasons with the Chiefs before taking 2008 off from football and signing with the Falcons in 2009. The 31-year-old started a career-high 10 games for Atlanta in 2011, but an arm injury suffered in training camp sidelined him for all of last season. Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@FalconsJAdams

New-look Patriots sign free agent OT Will Svitek

The New England Patriots have signed free agent offensive tackle Will Svitek. Svitek is a seven-year veteran who spent three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and the past four with the Atlanta Falcons. He was on injured reserve all last year with an arm injury. Svitek has played in 61 games with 16 starts since being drafted by the Chiefs in the sixth round in 2005 out of Stanford...

Robert Kraft: I don’t answer to Tom Brady

It looks like  Wes Welker’s defection to the Denver Broncos will not go away sooner than later. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft stirred the pot at the NFL’ s annual meeting on Monday. Please click here to read this story. The post Robert Kraft: I don’t answer to Tom Brady appeared first on Players View.

Patriots add Svitek, Jake Long sets market for Vollmer

Svitek adds depth to New England O-Line Amidst the flurry of free agent activity over the course of the past week, the Patriots added some depth to their offensive line by signing former Falcon's tackle Will Svitek. It is a short-term, low money deal (1 year/$1 million), and it is anticipated that Svitek will compete for a spot on the roster during training camp. Will Svitek...

Former Falcons OT Svitek Signs with New England

The New England Patriots have struck again this time they have inked former Atlanta Falcons OT Will Svitek for depth along the offensive line.  Svitek missed 2012 with an injury but he was very effective in 2011 for Atlanta. Born in the Czech Republic, he is 31, 6’6”, 308 lbs and he would join Zoltan Mesko and possibly Sebastian Vollmer, should he re-sign, as Patriots players...

"According to an NFL source, the New England Patriots offered Jennings a deal averaging $6 million..."

“According to an NFL source, the New England Patriots offered Jennings a deal averaging $6...

Patriots Lock Down Aqib Talib For a Year

After playing 6 games with New England in 2012, the Patriots saw enough in Talib to sign him to a one-year $5 million contract. Talib, 27, was drafted in 2008 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and played four seasons with them before being traded to New England late in the 2012 season.  The first time an opposing quarterback threw in his direction, it was a pick six for the Kansas product...

With Talib and Arrington locked up, is the Patriots secondary actually good now?

Well, after a slow start, things have certainly heated up for the New England Patriots in Free Agency, and that continued today after the re-signing of CB Aqib Talib. After Wes Welker's departure, the Patriots have made all the right moves, and once again optimism has found it's way into Pats fans everywhere. But is this well founded? With Corner Backs Talib and Kyle Arrington...

NFL Free Agency: New England Patriots re-sign CB Aqib Talib

The New England Patriots have re-signed cornerback Aqib Talib. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Twitter this morning, the Patriots have struck a one-year deal with Talib. A talented corner, but troubled off the field, Talib was a free agent this offseason but received little attention in a flooded corner market this season. Financial details have not been released as of yet...

NFL Free Agency: New England Patriots release WR Brandon Lloyd

Despite conflicting reports this morning about whether or not the New England Patriots have signed a tender offer with Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, it has been announced that the Patriots have parted ways with veteran receiver Brandon Lloyd. The Patriots are making a concerted effort to revamp their receiving corps, but seem to be going about the process in...

Steven Jackson Contemplated Retirement Before Joining Falcons

Former St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson almost became a Green Bay Packer a couple of days ago before choosing instead to sign with the Atlanta Falcons. What many don’t know is that Jackson almost made the decision not to sign with anyone.  Jackson told the Atlanta Journal Constitution that he seriously contemplated retirement. “I was thinking about maybe retiring...

Talib to Return to New England

The New England Patriots re-signed free agent cornerback Aqib Talib to a one-year contract on Saturday.  Talib came over midseason in a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he helped solidify the shaky New England secondary. He is the third defensive back that New England has signed in the free agency period along with re-signing Kyle Arrington and former Arizona Cardinals...

2013 New England Patriots Breakdown

2012 Season Review: The New England Patriots are considered by most the class of the NFL for the better part of a decade now. Their offense has gotten a huge upgrade by finding a running back in Stevan Ridley. Adding a running game to the passing artistry of Tom Brady and the stable of receivers was quite an amazing feat in 2012. Tom Brady backed up a 5,000 yard passing season in...
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