Posted on: March 1, 2010 9:08 am
The minute Adalius Thomas is released by the Patriots, he could go running into the welcoming arms of rival Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, according to the Boston Herald.
Thomas might be happy to leave a coach who sent him home for being a few minutes late to a team meeting during a snow storm last fall.
Posted on: January 9, 2009 9:28 am
Even though the final call hasn’t been made, it's more than likely that Cassel will be franchised given Brady's slow recovery in coming back from his ACL/MCL repair.
The Patriots might not know before the free agency period begins whether or not Brady will be ready to start the season. This could allow Cassel to hit the free agent market.
Brady and a franchised Cassel under contract for 2009 would mean that 23.5 percent of the $123 million salary cap would be allotted to those two, according to NBC Sports.
Several other key players also have ballooning cap numbers in 2009. Unless restructuring is done, Brady, Cassel, Richard Seymour, Randy Moss, Adalius Thomas, Matt Light and Jarvis Green have 2009 cap hits that add up to approximately $65 million. That would leave New England with just $58 million to pay for the other 46 men on the roster.
Posted on: November 10, 2008 9:06 am
Thomas left the field in the second quarter of yesterday’s 20-10 win over the Buffalo Bills, and was later seen leaving the locker room with his arm in a sling.
The two-time Pro Bowl linebacker played a role in every defensive personnel package coach Bill Belichick and defensive coordinator Dean Pees throw out on the field.