Reflections on the New Orleans Saints 53-man roster

I don’t like to say “I told you so”, but I could in regards to some of the news that came out of New Orleans on Saturday when the Saints submitted their league-mandated roster cuts to semi-finalize their 53-man roster. Back in April I chastised the Saints for signing the future Hall of Fame cornerback Champ Bailey. Don’t believe me? Click here please. On Saturday my opinion...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Random Draft Grade A Day – 2010 New England Patriots

During this slow time between now and the start of the NFL season, I will drop in from time to time and grade a randon team’s draft from a random year using my draft grade a day scale.   All classes will be at least three years old, and will be from no earlier than 2005. POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5 Round 2: 0-4 Round 3: 0-3 Round 4: 0-2 Round 5: 0-1 Round 6 & 7: Same system...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Saints’ Rookie Class: George Uko

New Orleans Saints rookie defensive lineman George Uko (71) carries helmets for veterans like defensive tackle Brandon Deaderick (67) at June’s organized team activities.  Photo credit:  Michael DeMocker Times-Picayune. A position frequently projected to be filled by the Saints during the 2014 NFL Draft was Defensive End.  There was some merit to this as the Saints...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints sign DT Brandon Deaderick

In addition to signing Jonathan Goodwin who will compete for the starting center job, the Saints also bolstered their interior defensive line getting veteran defensive tackle Brandon Deaderick on a one year deal. Deaderick is a former 7th round pick in 2010 by the Patriots and 26 years old. He’s starter 15 career games for the Patriots and Jaguars and has 5.5 career sacks. He was...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Officially Sign C Jonathan Goodwin & DT Brandon Deaderick

  The New Orleans Saints announced the signings of veteran C Jonathan Goodwin and DT Brandon Deaderick on Tuesday. The Saints waived G Mike Golic Jr. and ILB Spencer Hadley to make room for the two additions. Mike Triplett of first reported that the Saints had agreed to terms with Goodwin on Monday. Goodwin, 35, recently worked out for New Orleans and reports indicated...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent DT Brandon Deaderick Worked Out For Chiefs

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Chiefs hosted free agent DT Brandon Deaderick for a workout last week. This comes just a few days after Caplan reported that Deaderick also met with the Saints last week, so it appears as though there is at least some small market developing for his services. Deaderick, 26, was a seventh-round pick of the Patriots back in 2010. He spent...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Place Brandon Deaderick on Injured Reserve; Cornerback Dwayne Gratz Suffers Ankle Sprain

According to Adam Stites of, the Jacksonville Jaguars have placed defensive linemen Brandon Deaderick on the injured reserve, signing defensive tackle Kyle Love in the process. Deaderick suffered a dislocated elbow in Sunday's 20-16 loss to AFC South rivals, the Tennessee Titans. Deaderick played in 13 games for the Jaguars this season, but was largely ineffective...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars:Concerns About the Running Game and Other Notes

The Jacksonville Jaguars have less than a week before their playing season is over. Then the fun stuff starts. The team is still working toward finishing strong for themselves, head coach Gus Bradley and the fans and organization. This week is a little different for players with the Christmas Holiday in the middle of the week and the game being played on the road on Sunday.At stake...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Gratz likely done for season

The injuries mount as season’s end draws near. Dwayne Gratz and Brandon Deaderick, a pair of defensive players injured in Sunday’s regular-season home finale, likely will not play in the 2013 regular-season finale at Indianapolis this weekend, Jaguars Head Coach Gus Bradley said Monday. Gratz, a rookie who missed five games with a high-ankle sprain earlier this season, sustained...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans FB Jones active against former team

Houston Texans fullback Greg Jones is active in his return to Jacksonville. Jones, who spent the previous nine years playing for the Jaguars, had been questionable with a knee injury. Jacksonville defensive tackle Brandon Deaderick is inactive for the first time this season. Fellow defensive lineman Jeremy Mincey is active after sitting out the last two games. Mincey was benched...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Jaguars are collecting Patriots castoffs, the question is...why?

First Brandon Deaderick, then Kyle Love and now Jeremy Ebert. All either seventh round picks or undrafted free-agents by the Patriots, and all picked up by the Jaguars in the past eight days. You might first think, well, obviously the Patriots are a good team, so why wouldn't you pick up their cast offs when you aren't a good team. However, there's one fatal flaw with...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork Says ‘It’s a Business’ About Patriots Releasing Kyle Love, Brandon Deaderick

Now in his 10th year in the NFL, Vince Wilfork has seen it all. That’s why he’s not focusing on the shocking cuts of two of his defensive line mates, Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love. Love had some parting shots for the Patriots after he was suddenly released last week. But Wilfork has seen plenty of teammates come and go. “It’s always tough,” Wilfork said. “I’m dead...
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Love on release from Patriots: 'That's how they do business'

Kyle Love was a productive and relatively inexpensive cog on the New England Patriots' defensive line, but he was no longer in the team's plans as of last week.The Patriots released the fourth-year player after he was diagnosed with diabetes. While Love landed on his feet days later by signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, he wasn't surprised about getting cut by his...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: How Blueprints of Others Can Help This Team

If the Jacksonville Jaguars want to learn a few things about winning and changes in team culture, they need look no further than their neighbors to the northwest.That is where current general manager David Caldwell learned a thing or two about putting a franchise together.If the Jaguars want to know a thing or two about finding the right pieces to the puzzle that takes an upstart...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars give castoffs Deaderick, Love fresh start

Cast off by New England, Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love are trying to catch on in Jacksonville. The Jaguars claimed both defensive linemen off waivers last week, giving them a fresh start with a rebuilding team that desperately wants to improve its pass rush. It remains to be seen whether they will fit in coach Gus Bradley's defense. But the Jaguars regard the claims as low...
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Deaderick & Love Could Really Help Team

While everyone in this town seems to be consumed with Tim Tebow and his presence or lack thereof in the NFL and the Jaguars, Jacksonville did something else than stoke the fires of “Tebow Mania.”It picked up defensive help on the front line.The New England Patriots released two starters from last year’s team; Brandon Deaderick and Kyle Love.The Jaguars, who sit in the second...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Replacing Love and Deaderick: Three free-agent defensive linemen the Patriots can sign to fill the gap

Both former Patriots Kyle Love and Brandon Deaderick are now Jacksonville Jaguars. They must be thrilled about that. Deaderick was a starter at times, but mostly a rotational player. However, Love held down the fort alongside Vince Wilfork. His release can either be attributed to the fact that he was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or to the fact that the Patriots just want...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars awarded DT Love off waivers from Patriots

The Jacksonville Jaguars have added another defensive lineman from New England, landing fourth-year tackle Kyle Love off waivers from the Patriots. The Jaguars claimed defensive end Brandon Deaderick off waivers from the Pats earlier this week. The Patriots released Love on Wednesday after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Love had lost about 20 pounds before receiving the...
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars claim ex-Patriots DT Kyle Love on waivers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have added another defensive lineman from New England, landing fourth-year tackle Kyle Love off waivers from the Patriots. The Jaguars claimed defensive end Brandon Deaderick off waivers from the Pats earlier this week. The Patriots released Love on Wednesday after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Love had lost about 20...
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Mincey: Jacksonville Jaguars Need His Pass Rush Support

The Jacksonville Jaguars’ biggest moves to improve their pass rush were to sign Roy Miller and Sen’Derrick Marks, two defensive tackles and Brandon Deaderick, a defensive end over the off season.The team also announced on Wednesday that Tyson Alualu would be used some at defensive end during the season.If these moves do not get your heart racing with anticipation, you are not...
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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Deaderick was cut for poor work ethic

If you don't show up to Foxboro with your lunch pail, you probably won't be coming back. Brandon Deaderick went from seventh round draft pick to near starter on the defensive line. In his third season, he played a career high four games, starting in five of them. So, when he was cut a few days ago, it obviously came as a bit of a surprise. Considering the Patriots still...
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May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars claim Brandon Deaderick off waivers

The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed defensive lineman Brandon Deaderick off of waivers today after he was released by the Patriots on Monday. Deaderick is a young player with a lot of potential.  He should be able to help the Jags out this season  He recorded 18 tackles, 1 sack and 2 forced fumble last season.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Jaguars claim Brandon Deaderick...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Patriot Brandon Deaderick Claimed By Jacksonville Jaguars

Brandon Deaderick was out of work for approximately 24 hours. One day after the New England Patriots released Deaderick, the three-year veteran was claimed on waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to the NFL transaction wire. The Jaguars finished dead last in the NFL in sacks in 2012 and have been searching for help in the pass rush ever since. There were rumors that they...
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Release Defensive End Brandon Deaderick

The New England Patriots have waived defensive end Brandon Deaderick. Brandon was a 7th round pick in 2010 and has appeared in 34 games for the Pats since being drafted. He even started in 5 of the last six games during the 2012 season. This move comes as a surprise because he’s only due just over 600k this season but he has had his issues while being in Foxboro. Aside from some...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots release part-time starter Brandon Deaderick

Brandon Deaderick wasn't a star last year, but he was a rising contributor who played a relatively important role for the New England Patriots.Whatever the case may be, it wasn't enough. New England announced Monday it released the rotational defensive lineman. Deaderick tallied two forced fumbles and a sack in the second half of last season, and according to, he...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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