Safety Steve Gregory retires from the Kansas City Chiefs

Only 10 days after signing with the Chiefs, Safety Steve Gregory has announced that he will be retiring from the NFL after eight seasons. Statement from Gregory (via Nick Jacobs, TWC Sports): @autumnsjs90 — Nick Jacobs (@Jacobs71) August 9, 2014 Gregory spent six of his eight seasons in the league in San Diego, and went on to play in New England in 2012...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory retires. headed to coaching ranks.

Terez Paylor, Kansas City Star:“It is with tremendous respect, appreciation, and admiration for the game of football that I’ve decided to announce my retirement effective immediately,” Gregory said in a statement released by his agent, David Canter.Gregory, 31, has recorded 357 tackles in 111 career games over eight NFL seasons with the Chargers and Patriots. Last season, he...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Kansas City Chiefs Safety Hangs Up His Cleats

The Kansas City Chiefs thought they had strengthened their secondary and added depth to their defense at the end of last month with the addition of veteran safety Steve Gregory. But just a week and a half later, the former 2006 undrafted product out of Syracuse has announced his retirement. Photo Credit: “It is with tremendous respect, appreciation and admiration for...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory Announces Retirement From NFL At Age 31 Via Statement

After an eight-year NFL career, defensive back Steve Gregory is calling it quits. Gregory, who signed with the Kansas City Chiefs less than two weeks ago on July 31, announced his retirement via a statement tweeted by his agent, David Canter. Steve Gregory retirement statement— DECManagement (@davidcanter) August 09, 2014 Before joining the Chiefs, Gregory...
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran S Steve Gregory Retiring From The NFL

  Veteran S Steve Gregory announced his retirement from the NFL Saturday in a statement posted on Twitter by his agent David Canter. Steve Gregory retirement statement — DECManagement (@davidcanter) August 9, 2014 Gregory, 31, signed with the Chiefs a little over a week ago, so this news is a little surprising. Gregory spent the first six year of his...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory, recoverer of the Butt Fumble, signs with Chiefs

Pro Bowl Chiefs safety Eric Berry was carted off the practice field today with an apparent ankle injury. At this hour it is being reported the team has reached an agreement with Steve Gregory. Whether or not these two occurrences are directly related is unclear, but either way, the former Patriots defensive back has found a new home in the AFC.Getty ImagesGregory played for the Patriots...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Sign S Steve Gregory

David Canter, the agent for veteran S Steve Gregory, announced via his Twitter account Thursday that his client has signed a contract with the Chiefs. Congratulations to #TeamDEC client Steve Gregory on signing with @KCChiefs — DECManagement (@davidcanter) July 31, 2014 Gregory spent the first six year of his career with the Chargers before joining the Patriots in 2012. New England...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory could give Giants much-needed depth and experience at safety

With Will Hill gone, the New York Giants could use some more depth at safety. Perhaps Stevie Brown will be able to retake the reins as a starter alongside Antrel Rolle, but who will back him up? Cooper Taylor, Nat Berhe and Kyle Sebetic are all unproven commodities who have little if not nothing to prove they are capable of stepping up and filling in for Brown on occasion or if he...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Post-Draft Roster Reset: Duron Harmon In Safety Competition

Cutting Steve Gregory in February showed that the New England Patriots have confidence in one of their young players to step up and start next to Devin McCourty at safety in 2014. The Patriots also decided not to spend on a high-priced free-agent safety, and they didn’t use a draft pick on a defensive back until the sixth round of the 2014 NFL draft. Over the last two weeks, NESN...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory would love to be back in NE

courtesy bostonglobe.comSteve Gregory was released last month by the New England Patriots due to salary cap reasons. Now the 31 year old believes that his best years are ahead of him, according to "I'm the healthiest I've ever been in my career. I'm just as athletic as when I first started out. I know the value I have. The experience I gained over the...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Filling out the roster, Patrick Chung, and the offensive line

A relatively calm week here at cover32 and for the New England Patriots. The biggest news was the resigning of former second-round draft pick Patrick Chung following his lone year in Philadelphia. The Eagles released Chung after a year of poor production, but New England quickly took the opportunity to replace safety Steve Gregory. Chung brings a minimal salary cap hit, familiarity...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots resign former second-round draft pick

Yesterday afternoon ESPN reported that the New England Patriots had resigned safety Patrick Chung. Chung originally joined the squad as a 2009 second-round draft pick. After a handful of disappointing seasons in New England, Chung spent 2013 playing for the Philadelphia Eagles. Chung provides depth to backup starter Devin McCourty, at a cheaper cost to the Patriots than recently...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory open to Patriots return

31-year-old Steve Gregory, who was cut by the New England Patriots last month, is still on the free agent market after not receiving any contract offers up until this point. Gregory had 116 tackles and 3 interceptions in his 2 seasons with the Patriots, but was cut because his contract would have counted for over $3 million against the cap for 2014. As an 8 year NFL veteran, he surprisingly...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots relase safety Steve Gregory, free up $2.85 M in cap space

The high-functioning New England Patriots franchise is working to create more cap space so they can add key pieces in free agency and the NFL Draft to again make them the pride of the AFC.In a move to create cap space, the Patriots have parted ways with safety Steve Gregory, effectively clearing $2.85 million in cap space, but leaving them with a hole at the safety position alongside...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Decision To Cut Steve Gregory Based On Contract Analytics

On Day 1 of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, Steve Gregory was a victim of analytics.   While Gregory’s agent was announcing the New England Patriots’ decision to cut the starting strong safety, Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith and general manager Thomas Dimitroff were talking about how analytics tie into contract decisions in the panel “Inside the War Room...
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots to release Gregory, free up a little cap room

BY DAVID HEIMLess than two weeks ahead of the start of free agency, the player movement has begun.The New England Patriots are set to release veteran safety Steve Gregory Friday, according to his agent, David Canter.His release opens up just under $3 million in cap space for the team, which could lead to a possible T.J. Ward-type signing in the coming weeks. In-house options for...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots to release Steve Gregory

The agent for New England Patriots' safety Steve Gregory is reporting via Twitter that his client will be released by the club on Friday.Patriots will be releasing starting #TeamDEC client Safety Steve Gregory today.— David Canter (@davidcanter) February 28, 2014The 31-year-old Gregory has played in 26 regular season games with the Patriots after being signed as free agent...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Patriots To Release Safety Steve Gregory

Patriots safety Steve Gregory is on his way out of New England. The team plans to cut Gregory on Friday, a league source told ESPN’s Field Yates. The report was confirmed by Gregory’s agent, David Canter. Patriots will be releasing starting #TeamDEC client Safety Steve Gregory today.— David Canter (@davidcanter) February 28, 2014 Gregory, who spent the last two seasons in New...
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots are expected to cut S Steve Gregory today

Today the New England Patriots released Safety Steve Gregory according to his agent David Canter on Twitter. davidcanter Patriots will be releasing starting #TeamDEC client Safety Steve Gregory today. 2/28/14 1:04 PM Gregory was the player that picked up the infamous butt fumble and scored a touchdown against the Jets. On Thanksgiving Night—November 22, 2012—Gregory had a ...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Releasing S Steve Gregory

The agent for Patriots S Steve Gregory, David Canter, announced via his Twitter account that the team is releasing his client Friday. Gregory was in the final year of his contract and had a base salary of $2.25 million for the 2014 season. He counted $3,683,334 against the team’s 2014 salary cap, according to However, releasing Gregory will free up $2.85 million...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory: Julian Edelman Has ‘All Types Of Speeds,’ Not One Like Mike Adams Says

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots safety Steve Gregory has his teammate’s back. Denver Broncos safety Mike Adams said Monday that Patriots wideout Julian Edelman doesn’t have Broncos receiver Wes Welker‘s “ability or quickness” and that he’s a “one-speed guy.” Gregory disagrees with Adams’ assessment. “I think Julian has all types of speeds,” Gregory...
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gregory’s Smarts, Duron Harmon’s Versatility Have Made Devin McCourty’s All-Pro Season for Patriots Easier

FOXBORO, Mass. – Devin McCourty‘s the All-Pro safety on the New England Patriots, but even the defensive captain will admit that Steve Gregory is the brains of the operation. Gregory was praised independently by both McCourty and rookie safety Duron Harmon as the smartest player on the Patriots’ defense. McCourty said it spontaneously when being asked about the different...
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon’s Experience in Dime for Patriots, Playing With Steve Gregory Will Help Rookie Fill in for Devin McCourty

FOXBORO, Mass. – Duron Harmon has some big shoes to fill this weekend, but the New England Patriots rookie safety is used to that by now. Harmon already filled in for Steve Gregory in the box at strong safety earlier in the season. Now, with Devin McCourty nursing a concussion, Harmon will have to fill in for his fellow Rutgers product back deep at free safety. Playing deep...
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

The Patriots must be feeling good about their injured secondary guys if they were willing to cut one

The Patriots are dealing with a number of injury issues right now — as they have all season — especially in the secondary. Four cornerbacks, Aqib Talib (hip), Alfonzo Dennard (knee),Kyle Arrington (groin) and Marquice Cole (shin), are banged up, while safety Steve Gregory has missed two straight games due to a thumb issue. Dennard missed Thursday’s practice before...
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November 29, 2013  |  1 Comment

Patriots’ Injury Report: Alfonzo Dennard, Aqib Talib, Steve Gregory

The New England Patriots host the mile high flying Denver Broncos Sunday night.  Are you ready for a Foxboro fight fest?  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New England Patriots Week 12 injury report. The Patriots secondary is hurting and it comes at a bad time with the Denver creamsicles coming to town.  Cornerbacks Kyle Arrington (groin) limited participation, Alfonzo...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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