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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (13-5) New faces: CB Darrelle Revis, CB Brandon Browner, WR Brandon LaFell, LB James Anderson, rookie DL Dominique Easley. Key losses: CB Aqib Talib, RB LeGarrette Blount, S Steve Gregory, LB Brandon Spikes. Strengths: QB, CB, LB, TE. Weaknesses: OL, S. What's New: Patriots have great depth at cornerback with addition of Revis and Browner. At safety, they must...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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 pic.twitter.com/mhezE546op — 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

Craziest moments in NFL history: Butt Fumble

Few marriages are as perfect as Thanksgiving and football. On Nov. 22, 2012, though, pecan pie was replaced by the "Butt Fumble" as the perfect dessert for the holiday. Let's set the scene: The high-flying Patriots were visiting the lowly Jets in an AFC matchup that evening. Early in the second quarter, with New York already down 14-0, quarterback Mark Sanchez took a snap, dropped...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 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...
Via Patriots Life
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: KCChiefs.com “It is with tremendous respect, appreciation and admiration for...
Via Gridiron Grit
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 http://t.co/lzau2Cp5Gj— DECManagement (@davidcanter) August 09, 2014 Before joining the Chiefs, Gregory...
Via NESN.com
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 pic.twitter.com/lzau2Cp5Gj — 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon, your unofficial starting strong safety, according to Patriots depth chart

The biggest question coming into camp was just who would be the strong safety next to Devin McCourty. As much as we talk about how great this secondary could be this season, that's a pretty big question mark to have.The de facto player has always been second year man out of Rutgers, Duron Harmon. Harmon flashed great potential last season, and with Steve Gregory released in the off...
Via Patriots Life
August 05, 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...
Via Patriots Life
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: New England Patriots have to find a partner for Devin McCourty

While the New England Patriots reloaded in the defensive backfield this offseason by signing free agent cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, the team is still thin at safety with little proven depth behind All-Pro free safety Devin McCourty. Earlier in the offseason the Patriots released Steve Gregory, their starting strong safety of the past two seasons. In his place...
Via cover32 - Patriots
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Film Study: Duron Harmon, Patrick Chung Vie For Starting Safety Role

The New England Patriots, in a roundabout way, showed a lot of faith in Duron Harmon when they released last year’s starting strong safety, Steve Gregory, in February. The Patriots proved how invested they are in last year’s third-round pick when they didn’t sign a high-priced free agent or select a top pick at the position. Harmon hasn’t earned the starting role yet, however...
Via NESN.com
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Will Hill cut, New York Giants’ plan at safety and more

Here are some of this week’s best stories about the New York Giants: - New York Giants Mailbag: Jermichael Finley, the plan at safety and more (READ) - New York Giants have plenty of options at safety (READ) - Steve Gregory could give Giants much-needed depth and experience at safety (READ) - Giants rookie Odell Beckham could miss extended time due to injury (READ) - Giants sign...
Via cover32 - Giants
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Duron Harmon Preparing Like A Starter For Patriots Without Job Locked Down

FOXBORO, Mass. — Duron Harmon has a golden opportunity in front of him, but he knows that nothing is guaranteed with the New England Patriots. Harmon has the chance to start in just his second season with the Patriots after last year’s strong safety, Steve Gregory, was released in February. Harmon toed the company line when asked if he’s going into the 2014 season thinking...
Via NESN.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No New York Giants interior offensive linemen named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Giants
June 04, 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...
Via cover32 - Giants
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...
Via NESN.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Have Major Void To Fill At Running Back In 2014 NFL Draft (Mailbag)

Prepare for a torturous two-week wait before the 2014 NFL draft. The NFL either needs to push back free agency in 2015, or move the draft back to its rightful place in April. The dead space this season between the exciting days of free agency and the draft have been insufferable. If it were a year ago, the first day of the NFL draft would have passed, and Patriots fans would know...
Via NESN.com
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is the best safety ever drafted by the New Englan Patriots?

The New England Patriots have been attempting to upgrade the safety position seemingly since potential future Hall-of-Fame strong safety Rodney Harrison retired after the 2008 season. The team has explored free agency (Steve Gregory, Adrian Wilson), moving a cornerback (Devin McCourty), and the draft (Tavon Wilson, Duron Harmon) in just the past two years in attempt to find a combination...
Via cover32 - Patriots
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Safety position could derail strong secondary in New England

The New England Patriots are just weeks away from the 2014 NFL Draft and as usual the team is mum about draft prospects. The team reloaded the defensive backfield by signing free agent cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner. However, the team is still thin at safety as there is little proven depth behind All-Pro free safety Devin McCourty. With the pre-draft visit of top...
Via cover32 - Patriots
April 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 syracuse.com. "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 years makes me...
Via Patriots Life
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...
Via cover32 - Patriots
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...
Via cover32 - Patriots
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Chung re-signs with Patriots

Patrick Chung is once again a member of the New England Patriots, but no one knows quite what to make of it.On the surface, it looks as if Bill Belichick is replacing one expensive safety that doesn't wrap up when "tackling" in Steve Gregory with an inexpensive safety that doesn't wrap up either - both undersized and both looking to deliver the big hit......but while Gregory may...
Via Foxborough Free Press
April 03, 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...
Via Patriots Life
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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