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Koutouvides, Aiken among five New England Patriots roster cuts

The New England Patriots made a series of roster moves Monday in anticipation of Tuesday’s mandatory NFL cut-down to a 75-man roster. Gone are first-year receiver Kamar Aiken, rookie cornerback Brandon Jones, nine-year veteran linebacker Niko Koutouvides, second-year corner LeQuan Lewis and rookie long-snapper Mike Zupancic. The Pats also re-signed rookies CB Stephon Morris and...
Via CLNS Radio
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots announce re-signing of Cole, Koutouvides

The New England Patriots bolstered their depth and special teams corps Wednesday.New England announced the re-signing of cornerback Marquice Cole and linebacker Niko Koutouvides, which isn't on the news level of Wes Welker but is somewhat important.Each player participated in 14 games last season, with Cole getting more work on defense while tallying 12 tackles and an interception...
Via AFC East Daily
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Connecticut Native Niko Koutouvides re-signs with Patriots

Plainville CT’s very own Niko Koutouvides has re-signed with the New England Patriots.  Koutouvides, 31, has played for New England since 2011 despite being released twice in that time period and brought back. Koutouvides has proven to be a key player on special teams and invaluable to the teams depth at linebacker. He attended Purdue University and was drafted by the...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Niko Koutouvides Re-Signs With Patriots for One Year

The Patriots have been having ongoing talks with many free agents in the 2013 offseason, and their latest agreement involves linebacker Niko Koutouvides. Koutouvides, who has been with the Pats since 2011, has signed a one-year deal to stick with Bill Belichick and staff, according to Albert Breer of NFL Network. The details of the contract are currently undisclosed. Over the course...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

HOLD THE PRESSES: Niko Koutouvides signs with Patriots for 1 year

Niko Koutouvides is signing a 1-year deal with the Patriots. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 16, 2013 Koutivides is has been an on and off linebacker for the Patriots the last couple years. He's mainly a special teams player. I wouldn't expect this to be for big money. Of course, we can't rule out the importance of special teams.
Via Patriots Life
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Demps shows off his speed (video)

Jeff Demps shows off his world class speed on this 21 yard run vs the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday night. Granted it was againt the 2nd stringers, but if the Patriots can get this guy out in open field, he'll be very dangerous (courtesy BenjiPreseason).
Via 60 Max Power O
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Bring Back White, Koutouvides

The New England Patriots are bringing back their core special teams players from last season as they re-signed LB Tracy White and LB Niko Koutouvides of Plainville CT. White was second on the team last year in special teams tackles behind special teams captain Matthew Slater. White, who is 31 years old, has played with five teams and is entering his third season in New England. ...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Re-Sign Special Teams Contributor Niko Koutouvides

The Patriots have re-signed linebacker Niko Koutouvides to a one-year contract with a base salary of $825,000. Koutouvides was primarily a special teamer in 2011, accumulating nine total special teams tackles and one fumble recovery. Koutouvides will attempt to make the team in the same capacity in 2012. Koutouvides' agent, Vance Malinovic, told NESN.com the two sides actually...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The latest no-name to start for the Patriots defense has a great name: Niko Koutouvides

At some point, I will learn. Just stop guessing as to who will figure into the Patriots defensive plan. Just stop. You never know. In yesterday’s 31-24 win over the Colts, new defensive starters included WR Matthew Slater at safety, newcomer CB Nate Jones at safety, and special teamer Niko Koutouvides at linebacker. And while the end was really bad when they went into prevent defense...
Via The Rap Sheet
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Who is Patriots LB Niko Koutouvides and why might you care for Sunday night?

The Patriots took a big-time hit at inside linebacker this week, as starter Brandon Spikes is out for the Jets game with a knee injury. In addition, his backup Dane Fletcher has been out with a thumb injury for weeks. That’s brutal against a team that grounds and pounds. While Gary Guyton will get the start and has shown he can step in capably, the Patriots may get contributions...
Via The Rap Sheet
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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