Alfonzo Dennard grateful for opportunity with Cardinals

Former New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard is excited for the opportunity to be with the Arizona Cardinals. Dennard told the Cardinals official website he was caught off guard when the Patriots informed him that they were going to release him. “It was shocking, because I thought I did everything right,” Dennard said. “I guess they had other plans and I wasn’t...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals claim CB Alfonzo Dennard on waivers

The Arizona Cardinals were awarded former New England cornerback Alfonzo Dennard after they placed a waiver claim for him, according to Darren Urban of the team’s official website. Dennard, a seventh-round pick in 2012, started 20 games in the last three seasons with the Patriots. A hamstring injury sent him to injured reserve six weeks into the season. He stands 5-foot-10 and...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL tweets impossibly dumb graphic about the Detroit Lions and the NFC North

The Detroit Lions, by most people’s accounts, had a great draft. They addressed the offensive line in a big way in round one (landing two possible starters) and then got a steal at running back in round two. The rest of their selections seemed pretty solid as well. So why, just why, is the NFL picking on the Lions? NFC North Draft Grades (via @BuckyBrooks): Lowest Grade: @Lions...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Arizona Cardinals addition of Alfonzo Dennard will pay dividends

After claiming cornerback Alfonzo Dennard from the New England Patriots, the Arizona Cardinals added more depth and talent to an already productive unit. Since the loss of Antonio Cromartie the Arizona Cardinals have been on the hunt for a corner. The Cardinals do have some depth at the position already,they hold 11 corners on the roster currently.The Cardinals did not take...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals claim Alfonzo Dennard off waivers

Heading into the draft, the Arizona Cardinals looked prime to add a cornerback to the roster. That’s why it came as a shock when the team didn’t add a cornerback with any of their seven picks.Wednesday, the team added depth to the roster when they claimed Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard off waivers. The Patriots had just released Dennard, a seventh-round pick in 2012. By...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriot Alfonzo Dennard Claimed Off Waivers By Cardinals

It didn’t take long for Alfonzo Dennard to find a new home in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals claimed Dennard off waivers Wednesday, the team announced. Dennard was waived Tuesday by the Patriots after three years with the team. The 5-foot-10, 200-pound cornerback played in 29 games with the Patriots, starting 20. He intercepted five passes with 17 passes defended, 90 tackles and...
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Claim CB Alfonzo Dennard Off Of Waivers From Patriots

ESPN’s Field Yates reports that the Arizona Cardinals have claimed CB Alfonzo Dennard off of waivers from the Patriots on Wednesday. It was somewhat surprising to see the Patriots cut Dennard loose after they lost their top-two cornerbacks from last year. Although, Dennard played a limited role for them in 2014 and has had off-the-field issues in the ... The post Cardinals Claim...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Release Alfonzo Dennard

The New England Patriots continue to purge themselves of depth at the cornerback position. After both Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner departed the team in free agency, it became apparent that the defending champs were in trouble at this all-important position. Spending a late-round pick on a corner in the draft last week probably didn’t calm many nerves. Releasing former seventh...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Waived CB Alfonzo Dennard

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Patriots have waived CB Alfonzo Dennard on Tuesday. This leaves the Patriots with Malcolm Butler, Logan Ryan, Kyle Arrington and Bradley Fletcher as the top four cornerbacks  of their depth chart. Dennard, 25, is in the final year of his four-year, $2.157 million rookie contract and was set to make ... The post Patriots Waived CB Alfonzo...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: New England Patriots release starting cornerback

With Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner already gone, the New England Patriots needed to get creative in their secondary. Apparently, that means releasing another starting cornerback. The #Patriots are releasing CB Alfonzo Dennard, who they drafted in 2012, source said. He had 4 starts this year. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 5, 2015 Coming out of Nebraska, there were times...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Releasing Alfonzo Dennard After Three Seasons

The New England Patriots and cornerback Alfonzo Dennard are reportedly parting ways. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning that the Patriots are releasing Dennard, a 2012 seventh-round draft pick. Dennard played in six four games for the Patriots last season (with four starts) and was placed on injured reserve in December. Dennard never played in more than 13 games...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Place Alfonzo Dennard On IR, Sign Josh Boyce From Practice Squad

The New England Patriots made a few roster moves prior to their Sunday matchup with the Buffalo Bills. Alfonzo Dennard was placed on injured reserve Saturday after suffering a hamstring injury in practice. The 25-year-old cornerback was a starter to begin the season but was a healthy scratch for most of the second half. He had already been ruled out...
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Jonas Gray, Alfonzo Dennard Ruled Out Vs. Bills

FOXBORO, Mass. — Rookie running back James White could have a chance to shine Sunday. Running back Jonas Gray (ankle) already has been ruled out for the New England Patriots’ regular-season finale against the Buffalo Bills. Cornerback Alfonzo Dennard also was ruled out on Friday’s injury report because of a hamstring injury suffered in practice...
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonzo Dennard, Alshon Jeffrey Had On-Field Fight During College Game (Video)

Let’s hope Alfonzo Dennard and Alshon Jeffrey match up Sunday because things could get very interesting. Denanrd’s New England Patriots and Jeffrey’s Chicago Bears will lock horns at Gillette Stadium in one of Week 8’s most intriguing matchups. Those two players have some history together dating back to a 2012 college football bowl game. The two were matched up during the...
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Alfonzo Dennard, Jamie Collins, Dont'a Hightower

Following a rare blowout loss, the New England Patriots will have another challenge in Week 5 when they host the Cincinnati Bengals on “Sunday Night Football.” #174473146 / New England enters the game in relatively good health, but could be without a couple of key players. Only two players will be out for the Patriots for sure, but they need to...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Alfonzo Dennard, Jamie Collins, Rob Gronkowski

The New England Patriots will not have many injuries to deal with when they pay a visit to the Kansas City Chiefs on “Monday Night Football.” #455869376 / New England's final Week 4 injury report only has one player listed as out and nobody as questionable. The Patriots have a few players dealing with lingering injuries, but just about everyone should...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonzo Dennard Downgraded To Out For Monday’s Patriots-Chiefs Matchup

Alfonzo Dennard didn’t travel with the New England Patriots despite being listed as probable for Monday night’s matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Dennard was downgraded to out on Sunday night. This is the third straight game the Patriots cornerback will miss with an injured shoulder. Dennard has an interception in his lone start in Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins. Second...
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: More Observations of Training Camp

The New England Patriots have been in Training Camp for a full week now and look to make the necessary improvements as they get ready for the Preseason to begin. Here are some notable things to look for during Day 9 of Training Camp: Returning Players - The New England Patriots just activated third-year cornerback Alfonzo Dennard from the (Physically Unable to Perform) list and he...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonzo Dennard: Darrelle Revis, Brandon Browner ‘Very Good Role Models’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Alfonzo Dennard might have lost his starting cornerback job on the New England Patriots defense when the team signed Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner this offseason, yet the third-year pro still was glowing when talking about their impact and influence. Dennard returned to practice on Tuesday after spending the the first four training camp sessions working on...
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries are still a factor for the New England Patriots during training camp

The big news out of the Patriots training camp on Tuesday was that cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was back on the field after landing on the PUP list to start camp. Dennard had offseason shoulder surgery and will compete with second-year cornerback Logan Ryan for the starting role opposite Darrelle Revis while Brandon Browner serves his four-game suspension to start the season. Dennard...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Place Alfonzo Dennard, Aaron Dobson, Jeremy Gallon, Tommy Kelly & Matt Slater

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots have placed CB Alfonzo Dennard, WR Aaron Dobson, WR Jeremy Gallon, DT Tommy Kelly and ST/WR Matt Slater on the physically unable to practice list to start training camp. Dennard is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, but as long as he can be healthy in time for the start of the season, he should be team’s starter opposite...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett Limited, Alfonzo Dennard Absent At Patriots Minicamp

FOXBORO, Mass. – Vince Wilfork’s recovery from a torn Achilles seems to be going as well as anyone possibly could have expected. The big New England Patriots nose tackle stayed on the practice field for the entire two-hour minicamp session at Gillette Stadium. Wilfork had disappeared into the practice bubble during all three organized team activities open to the media. Defensive...
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Minicamp Preview: Rob Gronkowski, Alfonzo Dennard Among Players To Watch

The New England Patriots have just three days of minicamp before they can leave Foxboro, throw on some hawaiian shirts and relax for the next month before training camp begins in late July. The Patriots had solid attendance at organized activities, and now it’s time to find out if certain players were skipping those voluntary sessions due to injuries or for other, unknown reasons...
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots OTAs Attendance: Alfonzo Dennard, Armond Armstead Among Absentees

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots had an All-Pro offensive lineman and a key offseason addition back on the field for organized team activities on Thursday. Guard Logan Mankins and wide receiver Brandon LaFell practiced after missing OTAs last Friday. Wide receivers Aaron Dobson (foot), Jeremy Gallon and Derrick Johnson, offensive tackle Cameron Fleming (college graduation...
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominique Easley, Alfonzo Dennard Among Patriots Absent For OTAs

FOXBORO, Mass. – Dominique Easley was MIA for the first New England Patriots organized team activities practice open to the media. The Patriots’ first-round draft pick was among nine absentees for the Patriots on Friday. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and tight end Asa Watson missed practice after being selected to attend the mandatory NFL Rookie Premier. Wide receivers Aaron...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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