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ARMOND ARMSTEAD RUMORS

Quotable Monday: Armond Armstead retires way too soon

“It has been a pleasure being around Armond, as he gave us everything he could to play for us. Armond worked extremely hard since joining us last February. He’s had a lot of adversity personally that he’s had to deal with—unusual compared to most other players—but he’s always had a great attitude, worked hard and really did everything we asked him to do. While it is unfortunate...
Via cover32 - Patriots
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots have three open roster spots now with the release of...

Patriots have three open roster spots now with the release of Jeremy Johnson and Reese Wiggins, along with yesterday’s retirement of Armond Armstead. Expect some additions before camp opens next week. Maybe a tight end?
Via Pats Propaganda
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots defensive lineman retires at 23

(Credit: nfl.com) 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 NFL.com: “It has been a pleasure...
Via Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots DL Armond Armstead retires

New England Patriots first-year DL Armond Armstead announced his retirement on Wednesday. Armstead, 23, signed with the Patriots on Feb. 1, 2013, after one season with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.  He 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 he could to...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots DL Armond Armstead Announces Retirement At Age 23

Armond Armstead’s New England Patriots career is over before it even really had a chance to begin. The 23-year-old defensive lineman announced his retirement on Wednesday, in a somewhat surprising move. Armstead signed with the Patrios last year from the Canadian Football League. He eventually was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list after undergoing a procedure to treat...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Armond Armstead announces his retirement

For those hoping for some help along the defensive line, don't expect it to come from CFL product Armon Armstead.Patriots defensive lineman Armond Armstead has announced his retirement— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) July 16, 2014Armstead didn't get drafted because of heart issues, and has struggled with injuries ever since signing with the Patriots last year. It's hard...
Via Patriots Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots DL Armond Armstead Retires From The NFL

  The New England Patriots announced Wednesday that DL Armond Armstead will be retiring from the NFL. “It has been a pleasure being around Armond, as he gave everything he could to play for us,” HC Bill Belichick said in a statement. “Armond worked extremely hard since joining us last February. He’s had a lot of adversity personally that he’s had to deal with – unusual...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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