Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 10/28/11
You read earlier that the Patriots released CB Leigh Bodden, which was considered a surprise. And I took a stab at explaining why it happened. Now, we hear from someone in Bodden’s camp. Agent Alvin Keels released a statement earlier this morning, saying that Bodden was healthy and ready to contribute. He had been hobbled by a groin injury, but it doesn’t sound like Keels believes that’s an issue. This was Keels’ statement: “He’s enjoyed this time in New England, but after meeting with coach (Bill) Belichick this morning, both parties agreed it was time to move on. Leigh still has a strong desire to play football and welcomes his next opportunity to compete for a Super Bowl. Leigh is totally healthy and can contribute right away.”
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