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ARMOND ARMSTEAD RUMORS

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
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 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
July 16, 2014  |  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
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Armond Armstead Has Dealt With ‘Unusual’ Adversity For Patriots

Armond Armstead, for the second straight year, has disappeared from New England Patriots practices. Hopes were high that the USC and CFL product would be a key third-down contributor for the Patriots in 2013 at defensive tackle, but the team sent out a cryptic email in late July stating that Armstead had surgery to treat an infection. He was placed on the non-football illness list...
Via NESN.com
June 17, 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 BostonHerald.com.Photo 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 will be ready for offseason programs

The mysterious entity known as "Armond Armstead," who hails from the CFL via USC, is reportedly on pace to be ready for the beginning of offseason workouts on April 21st, this according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald.David Silverman/Patriots.comLittle is known about Armstead, aside from that he is a 6'5", 305 pound defensive lineman who showed talent during his time at USC and...
Via Patriots Life
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Armond Armstead Expected To Participate In Patriots’ Offseason Program

The New England Patriots could find out what they have in defensive lineman Armond Armstead this season. Armstead is “on track” to participate in the Patriots’ offseason program that begins on April 21, the Boston Herald reports. Armstead missed last season after undergoing surgery to treat an undisclosed infection during the summer. Armstead participated in rookie minicamp...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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