Patriots Injury Update: James Morris exits with injury

The New England Patriots have been looking to solidify their linebacker depth all training camp and preseason long. Their potential depth took a hit last night with the injury to James Morris. It appeared that he had been on the bubble for the roster.  #454310862 / gettyimages.comMike Reiss of ESPNBoston reported that James Morris left the game with help from the training staff...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots post-draft roster break down: Linebackers

With the off-season workouts underway, the rookies’ are running around trying to learn the offense and defense while the coaches tweak the depth chart. As training camp is just six weeks away there is at last a clearer picture of what the New England Patriots 2014 roster will look like heading into 2014. With just the bottom of the roster left to sort out between aging veterans...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Make Decisions on Several Rookies

Jim Rogash, Getty Images The New England Patriots received a C rating for their part in the 2014 NFL Draft, selecting players who are mediocre at best and far too inconsistent. The Patriots signed several undrafted free agents immediately following the NFL Draft, including a few tight ends and running backs. Coach Bill Belichick has made some more roster moves this week, signing...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

When a player gets 20k for 4 days of work

This is more of an "inside football" topic and one that interested me from a number-crunching standpoint. When the Patriots announced Tuesday they released rookie linebacker James Morris of Iowa after just four days, it seemed like a case where they gave a young player a look and simply decided to move on. But there was more to it. First, Morris was released with a ...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots have waived UDFA LB James Morris

The New England Patriots have released former Iowa linebacker James Morris, the team announced on its website Tuesday afternoon. Morris, a Solon native, agreed to terms with the Patriots shortly after the NFL draft on May 10. He officially signed with the team on May 16. According to Glen Farley he was waived/injured after failing […] The post New England Patriots have waived UDFA...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Linebacker James Morris Released By New England Patriots

The New England Patriots already parted ways with linebacker James Morris, just four days after the rookie was signed. The Patriots released Morris, who joined the team as a rookie free agent, on Tuesday. Morris went undrafted out of Iowa, where he recorded 400 tackles, 10.5 sacks and six interceptions as a three-year starter and senior captain. Morris was signed Friday in the...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Post-Draft Roster Reset: Undrafted James Morris Offers Depth

The New England Patriots ignored their lack of depth at linebacker in the 2014 NFL draft, instead electing to sign some of the top undrafted free agents at the position. The Patriots took a similar route while addressing their need at tight end, but they took high-upside players with a lack of college production — Justin Jones and Asa Watson. The Patriots picked up two senior captains...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Is James Morris the New England Patriots’ most important rookie?

Right off the bat, the most important rookie, on the face of things, is first round pick, and former Florida defensive tackle, Dominique Easley, especially in the long run. If healthy, he’s a game changer, bringing an interior element that’s been missing from the Patriots’ pass-rush for a while. But next season, Easley will most likely be third on the depth chart behind vets...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Three Undrafted Free Agents, Two Draft Picks, Veteran Linebacker

The New England Patriots added five players to their 90-man roster on Friday. The Patriots signed Rutgers safety Jeremy Deering, Iowa linebacker James Morris and Harvard long snapper Tyler Ott as undrafted free agents, according to the NFL transaction wire. The Patriots also signed veteran linebacker Darius Fleming, who was a fifth-round draft pick by the San Francisco 49ers in...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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