Cardinals trim their roster to 53; Find out who made the cut

The Arizona Cardinals are still making their roster cuts, but here are the guys that have already been released. WR Dan Buckner, LB Marcus Benard, DT Isaac Sopoaga, OL John Estes, S Curtis Taylor, CB Bryan McCann, RB Jalen Parmele, S Anthony Walters. The post Cardinals trim their roster to 53; Find out who made the cut appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Roster Cuts 2014: Who are the big name releases?

The 2014 NFL season is finally here.  I’ve always felt that the season doesn’t truly start until teams start cutting from 75 players to 53.  Because this is when you really see what your favorite teams will look like come Week One of the regular season. Already there has been some big names released by their teams and we feel it’s in our duty at Down And Distance keep the...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots shoot Patriots hopes of extra cap relief in foot

Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty ImagesThat isn't a typo, as the release of Tommy Kelly ended up costing the Patriots a 855 thousand dollar credit for next season per prior tweet - Kelly beat out Isaac Sopoaga for spot on Cardinals roster. Pats will not receive a 2015 855K credit for Sopoaga.— Miguel@PatsCap.Com (@patscap) August 29, 2014If Tommy Kelly was...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Cut DT Isaac Sopoaga

  Rand Getlin reports that the Cardinals have released veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga as they begin the process of trimming their roster to 53 players. Sopoaga, 32, was released by the Patriots back in March and has found no reported interest as a free agent. He signed with the Cardinals a little over a week ago and there was some talk that he could win a roster spot, but it appears...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals began their cuts; Several veterans getting axed

The Arizona Cardinals have began making roster cuts. Linebacker Marcus Benard and Isaac Sopoaga are the first players to be informed of their release.  Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin · 2m The #Cardinals have waived LB Marcus Benard, per a league source. Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin · now The #Cardinals have waived DT Isaac Sopoaga, per a league source. Had a $1M guaranteed contract...
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Cardinals to tryout veteran lineman

Mandatory Credit: The Cardinals made their initial cut to 75 today, but could be looking to add someone from outside the team. The team is reportedly trying out Tommy Kelly, an 11 year vet who initially came into the NFL as an UDFA. Throughout his 11 year career Kelly has been a very productive player. He’s recorded 36.5 sacks and 441 tackles, primarily with the Raiders...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release DT Anthony McCloud

  The Arizona Cardinals have released DT Anthony McCloud on Thursday, according to Darren Urban. The Cardinals currently have two open rosters spots, but that may not matter as they will have to get down to 75 players next week. This news comes just a day after the Cardinals signed veterans NT Isaac Sopoaga and DL Ryan McBean to contracts, and placed placed DE Darnell Dockett...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

If new Cardinal Isaac Sopoaga makes team Patriots get cap relief

Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty ImagesLast season, the Patriots faithful were fairly excited by the addition of Isaac Sopoaga from the Eagles. The price tag of swapping a 5th rounder for the Eagles' 6th rounder seemed low, and the ceiling seemed quite high. A year later, I don't think anybody would claim that trade as a victory, but there may be hope to recoup some of the salary...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Sign DL Ryan McBean

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Cardinals have signed DL Ryan McBean to a contract. This news comes just minutes after reports mentioned that the Cardinals are signing veteran NT Isaac Sopoaga to a contract. McBean, 30, is a former fourth-round pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He spent two years with the Steelers before signing on to...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals working out with Isaac Sopoaga

Isaac Sopoaga. (Yong Kim/ The Arizona Cardinals lost veteran defensive end and leader Darnell Dockett to a season ending ACL injury.  Since the news of the injury broke on Tuesday, the Cardinals have been seeking to add some depth to the defensive line. They had failed to agree terms with former Pittsburgh Steeler Brett Keisel.  Keisel would later re-sign with the Steelers...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Bringing In DT Isaac Sopoaga For Workout

  Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the Cardinals are bringing in veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga for a workout. Getlin adds that the assumption is that the Cardinals plan sign him to a contract. The Cardinals tried to bring in veteran DE Brett Keisel, but he elected to return to Pittsburgh. Arizona unfortunately lose DE Darnell Dockett to a season-ending knee injury, so they...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sopoaga released by Patriots

Things are happening. According to multiple reports, the Patriots have released Isaac Sopoaga, clearing about $2 million in cap space.
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots release offensive lineman Markus Zusevics and DT Isaac Sopoaga

The New England Patriots announced the release of second-year offensive lineman Markus Zusevics, who was a longshot to make the roster. Zusevics spent the 2013 season on injured reserve. Zusevics, who played in college at Iowa, had originally signed with the team as an undrafted free agent in May of 2012. He injured his pectoral muscle at the […] The post Patriots release offensive...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots To Cut Isaac Sopoaga, Clear $2.5 Million In Cap Space

Isaac Sopoaga has been informed he’ll be released by the New England Patriots, according to a Mike Reiss source. Sopoaga was acquired via trade with the Philadelphia Eagles in October to replace Vince Wilfork. Sopoaga saw action in six games and made two tackles before being inactive for the final two regular season games and both playoff contests. Cutting the nose tackle would...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots gain some cap space by cutting Isaac Sopoaga

The Patriots have lined up visits with several free agents over the last two days, but they have yet to add anyone to the roster. On Wednesday, they dropped someone. Mike Reiss of reports that the team has told defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga that he will be released. Sopoaga came to the Pats in an October trade with the Eagles as New England scrambled to find ways...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Cut Isaac Sopoaga

The Patriots just cut ties with veteran defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga, who they trade for last year after several of their defensive players went down with injuries. This move could make way for a certain cornerback who just happen to hit the market not too long ago. Filed to @ESPNBoston: Patriots have informed veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga that he will be released, per source. — Mike...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Cut DT Isaac Sopoaga

The New England Patriots have cut veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga. Could this be to make room for a certain CB that was just cut by the Bucs? Filed to @ESPNBoston: Patriots have informed veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga that he will be released, per source. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) March 12, 2014
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Release DT Isaac Sopoaga

  Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston reports that the Patriots have released veteran DT Isaac Sopoaga.  
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pats release Isaac Sopoaga: open cap space for Revis?

Patriots are releasing NT Isaac Sopoaga, per source. Could clear some cap room for ...— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 12, 2014The move saves $2.5 million in cap space. Stay tuned...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly, Isaac Sopoaga are Candidates for Restructure or Release

With the combine over, teams around the NFL can now begin to really focus on how to spend their money with free agency approaching on March 11th. The Patriots are in an interesting place when it comes to both Tommy Kelly and Isaac Sopoaga. The defensive line is in need of depth but both Kelly and Sopoaga are set to make sizable salaries. Kelly's cap number is $2.6 million...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Eagles really need to look elsewhere for a nose tackle?

As free agency approaches, talk around the Philadelphia Eagles is starting to focus on positions of need. On the defensive side, it seems that nearly every position has been mentioned as a position of need. While help with the secondary and pass rush are obvious keys, nose tackle has been cited as a position as well. The Eagles entered 2013 needing a nose tackle for the first time...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Eagles will probably add a run stuffing, gap eating nose tackle in the offseason

The Eagles drafted NT Bennie Logan, a promising LSU product in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. The rookie began the season as a backup to Isaac Sopoaga, but impressed the coaches enough to snatch the starting NT position after only eight games (Sopoaga was shipped to NE for a sixth round pick). Logan is one of the more athletic NT’s in the league, and showed the ability...
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February 05, 2014  |  2 Comments

Patriots Draft Position for 2014

The NFL officially announced the draft order on Tuesday and the Patriots will start with the 29th overall pick in the draft. That is, of course, unless Belichick is able to trade down for a billion picks in the later rounds as he's been known to do every now and again. Here are all the Patriots draft picks for 2014 and when they'll be taking those picks: ...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chopping Block: Isaac Sopoaga likely to be shown the door

Photo via rantsports.comWith the window for ring number four closing, the Patriots need to make this offseason count and get weapons for Brady and key playmakers on defense in order to put this team into Super Bowl contention. The only problem is the Patriots don't have much cap space to play with.So the first step of the offseason will be opening up cap space to resign players...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles 2013 Free Agency Review: Isaac Sopoaga

Isaac Sopoaga's tenure in Philadelphia was short lived, but by trading him to the Patriots the Eagles were able to move up in the fifth-round of the NFL draft. (Image courtesy of Yahoo Sports. ) Over the course of the next two weeks we will examine each of the Philadelphia Eagles 2013 free-agent signings and off-season additions and look at how they contributed to this year...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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