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Bucs bring back a familiar face

credit cards to rebuild bad credit credit cards to rebuild bad credit Via the team’s communications department, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have signed wide receiver Solomon Patton from the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad and waived tight end D.J. Williams.  Patton (5-9, 177), originally entered the NFL with Tampa Bay this past offseason, and...
Via The Bay Cave
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Signing TE D.J. Williams & Promoting TE Cameron Brate

Aaron Wilson of the Nation Football Post reports that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are signing TE D.J. Williams to a contract on Tuesday. WR Marcus Thigpen has been placed waived on waivers to make room for the new additions. The Buccaneers are promoting TE Cameron Brate to their active roster. Tampa Bay signed LB Denicos Allen, FB Evan Rodriguez and TE Taylor Sloat to their practice...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Release Defensive Tackle Marcus Forston, Tight End D.J. Williams

The New England Patriots’ roster got a little smaller on Thursday. The team announced that it released defensive tackle Marcus Forston and tight end D.J. Williams. New England now has three roster spots open. Forston played in three games for the Patriots during the 2013 campaign. The 24-year-old has three total tackles in four career games. Williams played in two regular-season...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots release DL Forston, TE Williams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots have released defensive lineman Marcus Forston and tight end D.J. Williams. Forston had three tackles in three games for the Patriots last season. Williams had no catches in two games. The Patriots originally signed Forston in May 2012 as an undrafted free agent from Miami. He played one game and spent most of that season on the team...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Cut a Pair of Players

The New England Patriots trimmed their roster down to 87 players, cutting defensive tackle Marcus Fortson and tight end D.J. Williams.
Via CLNS Radio
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Release DL Marcus Forston & TE D.J. Williams

  The New England Patriots announced that they have released DL Marcus Forston and TE D.J. Williams on Thursday. Forston, 24, originally signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Miami back in 2012. He later signed on New England’s practice squad three times before signing a future/reserve contract witht he team back in January. He has appeared in four games...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Attendance: Sebastian Vollmer Among Absent Players

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots might be without their starting right tackle in Friday night’s preseason matchup with the Carolina Panthers. Sebastian Vollmer was absent for undisclosed reasons on Tuesday for the second consecutive Patriots practice. Running back Tyler Gaffney, tight end D.J. Williams and defensive tackles Chris Jones and Seavler Siliga were not spotted...
Via NESN.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Cut Ben Hartsock, Leaving One Healthy Tight End On Roster

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots tight end Steve Maneri will be a busy man on Friday night. The Patriots released veteran tight end Ben Hartsock on Thursday, leaving Maneri as the only healthy tight end on the team’s 90-man roster. Rob Gronkowski has been limited in training camp as he recovers from a torn ACL, and D.J. Williams and Michael Hoomanawanui have been absent...
Via NESN.com
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

D.J. Williams, Sealver Siliga Miss Practice For Patriots With Injuries

The New England Patriots are running dangerously low on tight ends as they prepare for their first preseason game of the 2014 season. Tight end D.J. Williams did not practice for the Patriots on Wednesday after injuring his ankle during Tuesday’s joint practice with the Washington Redskins. Williams was present for practice, according to multiple reports from Richmond, Va., but...
Via NESN.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Who’s going to back up Rob Gronkowski?

As the New England Patriots enter training camp this summer no position has more question marks than at tight end. Behind All-Pro Rob Gronkowski, New England’s tight end group is anonymous. In addition, the New England front office failed to address the position this offseason in free agency or the NFL Draft. While Rob Gronkowski is unquestionably the most dynamic offensive playmaker—when...
Via cover32 - Patriots
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster Talk: Patriots Tight Ends

When talking about the Patriots tight ends only one name matters to most: Rob "Gronk" Gronkowski. The oft-injured superstar deserves all the praise and attention he gets because, when he is on the field, he is one of the most dangerous players in the game. With the injury history of Gronkowski the Patriots need to set up an insurance plan, which they did not do last season. Going...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Still In Contact With Free Agent TE Dustin Keller

  Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports that the Patriots have “remained in general contact” with free agent TE Dustin Keller since he visited with the team a few months ago. Howe mentions that today’s release of OL R.J. Mattes is not an indication that Keller could be signed, even though it leaves them with an option roster spot. The Patriots also brought in veteran...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermichael Finley & Dustin Keller Potential Free Agent TE Options For Patriots

  Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston writes that “all eyes are on the tight end spot” for the Patriots now that NFL teams can begin to sign free agents without it affecting their 2015 compensatory draft picks. Reiss specifically mentions that Dustin Keller and Jermichael Finley could both be on the team’s radar, depending on their health. Finley is coming off of a spinal fusion...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots post-draft roster breakdown: Receivers & tight ends

Now that the 2014 NFL Draft is in the books there is a clearer picture of what the New England Patriots 2014 roster will look like heading into training camp this summer. Undrafted Free Agent signings are done and with just a few end-of-the-roster moves before training camp begins later this summer, for the most part the roster is in place. This continues a breakdown of how the Patriots...
Via cover32 - Patriots
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots beef up on undrafted free agent Tight Ends

The New England Patriots were smart to wait until after the 2014 NFL draft to add depth at tight end. That sounds insane, since tight end was a major area of need for the Patriots this offseason, but the draft only had five top players at the position. Eric Ebron, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Jace Amaro and Troy Niklas were off the board by the time the Patriots were selecting at No...
Via NESN.com
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The State of Sunday: Tight End

Sorry this came out a few days late folks. It’s finals week here at Miami University (OH), and sadly football doesn’t come before studying for my Spanish Final. . So here we go: Tight End Come two years ago, tight end was one of the deepest positions on the Patriots. At the start of the 2012 season, Rob Gronkowski was in full form, coming of a year in which he broke the single...
Via Total Sports Live
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots To Work Out Tight End Prospect C.J. Fiedorowicz

The New England Patriots are set to work out one of the best tight end prospects in the 2014 NFL draft. Iowa tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz told ChicagoFootball.com on Tuesday that he has a visit planned with the Patriots before May’s draft. Fiedorowicz listed the Patriots as one of the teams that have shown the most interest in him – along with the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers...
Via NESN.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The worst draft pick spent on a TE in Packers history

Nothing is worse than watching a talented draft pick flop, but it happens. Usually a “flop” is a player who is drafted early in the draft and doesn’t live up to his expectations but really, where they are taken in the draft is irrelevant as the draft is structured by need first and talent second. The Green Bay Packers worst draft pick spent on a tight end came in the fifth...
Via cover32 - Packers
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenbrell Thompkins inactive for AFC Championship game

The New England Patriots will be without wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins for their AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos. Thompkins is out after suffering a concussion in last week’s week over the Indianapolis Colts. The Patriots will have Aaron Dobson for this game. Dobson will handle X receiver duties. Other inactives for the Patriots are  DL Isaac Sopoaga, CB Justin...
Via Tireball.com
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots & Broncos Inactives

Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins, DL Isaac Sopoaga, CB Justin Green, OL Chris Barker, TE D.J. Williams, DL Jake Bequette, LB Steve Beauharnais. Broncos CB Marquice Cole, RB Ronnie Hillman, G Chris Kuper, TE Joel Dreessen, QB Zac Dysert, DT Sione Fua, T Vinston Painter. The post Patriots & Broncos Inactives appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots AFC Championship Playoff Inactives

The following players are inactive, and will not play for the Patriots in their AFC Championship Game against the Denver Broncos: LB: Steve Beauharnais WR: Kenbrell Thompkins DT: Isaac Sopoaga DB: Justin Green OL: Chris Barker TE: DJ Williams DE: Jake Bequette   For the Denver Broncos, former Patriot Marquice Cole, who was signed last week by the team, is inactive and will not play...
Via CLNS Radio
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots AFC Divisional Playoff Inactives

The following players are inactive, and will not play for the Patriots in their AFC Divisional Playoff Game against the Indianapolis Colts G Chris Barker DE Jake Bequette LB Steve Beauharnais WR Aaron Dobson DB Justin Green DT Isaac Sopoaga TE D.J. Williams With the execpetion of Dobson, the other six Patriots are healthy scratches, which is a season high for them. On the flip side...
Via CLNS Radio
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Made Out Like Bandits in Trade With Vikings Out of First Round of 2013 NFL Draft (Mailbag)

FOXBORO, Mass. — It’s amazing how things can change during the course of an NFL season. Of the 53 players on the New England Patriots’ active roster, eight didn’t even spend training camp with the team. Tight ends Matthew Mulligan and D.J. Williams, guard Chris Barker, defensive linemen Andre Carter, Chris Jones, Sealver Siliga and Isaac Sopoaga and linebacker...
Via NESN.com
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots put LT Solder on inactive list

The New England Patriots have placed left tackle Nate Solder on the inactive list for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Solder saw limited practice time because of a concussion. He started all of New England's previous 14 games. Also inactive for the Patriots: tight end D.J. Williams; linebacker Dane Fletcher; wide receivers Josh Boyce and Kenbrell Thompkins; defensive...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Week 16 Inactives

The following players are inactive, and will not play for the Patriots in the Week 16 game against the Baltimore Ravens: WR: Kenbrell Thompkins WR: Josh Boyce N. Solder D.J Williams I. Sopoaga J. Bequette D. Fletcher   Stay with clnsradio.com for the Patriots Post Game Show live following the game today
Via CLNS Radio
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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