Patriots Place Running Back Tyler Gaffney On Injured Reserve

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tyler Gaffney’s second NFL season is ending the same way as his first. The running back was placed on injured reserve Thursday after clearing waivers. The Patriots released Gaffney on Wednesday after he was hurt in the first week of training camp. The Patriots claimed Gaffney off waivers from the Carolina Panthers last summer and stored him on their 90-man roster...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Waive Injured Running Back Tyler Gaffney

Tyler Gaffney is likely to spend his second consecutive season on injured reserve. The New England Patriots waived/injured Gaffney on Wednesday, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. The running back hadn’t been spotted at practice since Aug. 1. If Gaffney clears waivers, he would revert to injured reserve. The Patriots claimed Gaffney off waivers from the Carolina Panthers...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Tyler Gaffney Absent On Day 4

FOXBORO, Mass. — The training camp injuries slowly are piling up for the New England Patriots. Running back Tyler Gaffney and offensive lineman Kevin Hughes were newly absent for Day 4 of camp Sunday morning. Gaffney took a huge hit from defensive tackle Sealver Siliga but stayed in practice Saturday. Hughes walked off the field midway through Saturday’s session with what appeared...
Via NESN.com
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Tyler Gaffney become an impact running back?

Tyler Gaffney is a name for New England Patriots fans to remember. Gaffney will be competing for the second or third string role behind presumed starter LeGarrette Blount. Gaffney is only 24, but he’s already bounced around the league a bit, played professional baseball and battled through injuries. But he has been learning as much as he can along the way. Gaffney was drafted...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Tyler Gaffney Has Patriots Excited Over ‘Good Hands,’ Hard Work

Tyler Gaffney didn’t play a single NFL snap during his rookie season, but he still has a leg-up on any New England Patriots newcomer. Gaffney missed 2014 with torn lateral meniscus in his knee, but he stuck around Gillette Stadium all season to soak up the Patriots’ way. The running back could make an impact in his second NFL season. “At Stanford he had 1,600 yards or whatever...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots News: New England claims RB Tyler Gaffney

There is an unwritten rule in the NFL that most teams adhere to about not snatching up other team's injured talent as they pass through the waiver wire and on to injured reserve. Guess who doesn't care about that rule? New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belicheck, that's who. As NFL.com's Marc Sessler reports, in a move that most front offices would consider taboo: The New...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Claim Panthers Sixth-Round Pick RB Tyler Gaffney Off Waivers

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Patriots have claimed Panthers sixth-round pick RB Tyler Gaffney off of waivers. The Panthers tried to sneak Gaffney through waivers following a season-ending injury, but the Patriots have made similar moves like this in the past. Gaffney suffered a torn lateral meniscus last week, but was was unlikely to see a lot of playing in his...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Fozzy Whitaker to Replace Injured Tyler Gaffney

The NFL’s Ian Rapoport just reported that the Carolina Panthers have just signed running back Foswhitt ‘Fozzy’ Whitaker to replace rookie Tyler Gaffney who suffered a knee injury  and now has to undergo surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus. Gaffney will be out the rest of the season.   The #Panthers signed RB/KR Fozzy Whittaker […] The post Panthers Sign Fozzy Whitaker...
Via Champs Nation
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: New Panthers running back Tyler Gaffney has a hilarious Twitter

It’s Twitter Tuesday! This week we’re highlighting the Twitter account of the Carolina Panthers’ newest running back Tyler Gaffney. There was mixed reaction for the Stanford product when he was taken in the sixth round by Carolina, but if there’s one thing you can’t knock, it’s his Twitter game. It remains to be seen if he can usurp Jonathan Stewart and DeAngelo Williams...
Via cover32 - Panthers
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Sixth-Round Pick RB Tyler Gaffney

  The Panthers announced the signing of sixth-round pick RB Tyler Gaffney to a four-year contract on Saturday. The Panthers have signed sixth-round draft choice Tyler Gaffney. pic.twitter.com/erNr96wwTY — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) May 17, 2014 This marks the first draft pick signed by the Panthers since the draft concluded a week ago. Gaffney was an interesting selection...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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