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Armstead retires without ever playing for Patriots

The most mysterious Patriots player in recent history will remain just that. Armond Armstead, who the Patriots signed on Feb. 1, 2013 from the Toronto Argonauts, announced his retirement on Wednesday. The defensive lineman, 23, never played a game for the Patriots, as he dealt with injuries that prevented him from getting on the field. He suffered a heart attack in college, which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots defensive lineman retires at 23

(Credit: After spending one season in the CFL, defensive lineman Armond Armstead signed with the New England Patriots last year. Now, Armstead’s career has come to an end before it even got started. Armstead went undrafted out of USC in 2011 after having a heart attack, and missed last season following a surgery unrelated to his heart. Via “It has been a pleasure...
Via Sports-Kings
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots' Armstead Retires; Medical, Legal issues indicated

Armond Armstead had so much potential as a football player that Bill Belichick once said that he would have been a high draft pick coming out of USC, had he not suffered a Toradol-induced heart attack as a Junior in the program.Now Belichick just hopes that he can realize his potential in another walk of life, as the former defensive lineman and All Star for the Toronto Argonauts...
Via Foxborough Free Press
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Armond Armstead retires at the age of 23

The Patriots have announced that defensive lineman Armond Armstead has decided to retire at the age of 23. Armstead, 23, originally signed with the Patriots on Feb. 1, 2013, after one season with the Toronto Argonauts. The 6-foot-5, 305-pounder was placed on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List on Aug. 26, 2013. “It has been a pleasure being around Armond, as he gave everything...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Armond Armstead should be good to go in 2014

Depth along the defensive line for the Patriots is going to be one key area to watch this offseason. While the team could use some defensive linemen, there is one sitting on the roster right now who should make an impact after missing all of last season. Armond Armstead missed all of last season with an infection stemming from a surgery. The CFL prospect was one of the more...
Via Ex Pats
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots' Armond Armstead is ready for his opportunity

When the Patriots begin their offseason training activities defensive tackle Armond Armstead expects to be in ready form. Armstead is on schedule for the April 21st opening of the team's offseason program writes Jeff Howe of by Bernard Gagnon via Wikimedia The USC star never played his rookie season after an infection he suffered in training camp landed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Armond Armstead "Running Out of Time"

The Patriots have until the Week 11 deadline to activate first-year defensive tackle Armond Armstead but the team may end up shelving him for the season. Armstead is considered one of the most intriguing pickups of the past offseason and the Patriots needs at defensive tackle are well documented at this point. However, while the Patriots do have some time, Bill Belichick conceded...
Via Ex Pats
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pats DT Armstead in good condition after surgery

New England Patriots defensive tackle Armond Armstead is in good condition after surgery to treat an infection. The team announced the operation on Monday but gave no further details. It said he is expected to make a full recovery and gave no timetable for his return. Armstead is on the non-football injury list and has not participated in training camp since it began on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

How Could the New England Patriots Utilize Armond Armstead? | Bleacher Report

How Could the New England Patriots Utilize Armond Armstead? | Bleacher Report: Good stuff from Frenz...
Via Pats Propaganda
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

welkersfumanchu: Armond Armstead 2012 CFL Toronto Argonauts...

welkersfumanchu: Armond Armstead 2012 CFL Toronto Argonauts Highlights. The New England Patriots signed Armstead to a future contract this offseason. Watch this future Patriots dominate in the Canadian league! Welcome to New England Armstead!
Via Pats Propaganda
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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