// Asante Samuel

Was it worth it?

There’s a lot of behind the scenes talks we don’t know about, but was Asante Samuel‘s hold out worth it? He has been absent for all of training camp and three pre-season games and now elects to return but what does he have to show for it? He doesn’t have the lucrative long-term deal his […]

Samuel Return Analysis

Asante will be working on conditioning for the time being.(Courtesy of mell-oonthemic.blogspot.com) The return of Asante Samuel – what ever his feelings are off the field – puts the Patriots secondary in another league. Samuel intercepted 10 passes in the 2006 regular season and while most don’t expect a similar gaudy total, Samuel needs to […]

Samuel Back in the Fold

Updating a previous report, cornerback Asante Samuel has arrived at Gillette Stadium and will most likely practice with the team today. Coach Bill Belichick will be holding his usual press conference at 11:15 am and will probably be asked about Samuel’s return.

Report: Samuel to Return to Pats

The Providence Journal is reporting that cornerback Asante Samuel will attend his first practice of the season today. Samuel is likely to sign his $7.79 million, one-year tender offer and try to get up to speed ahead of the season opener on Sept. 9. Samuel was franchised tagged by the Patriots and after initially saying […]

Asante back with the Pats?

Adam Schefter of NFL.com is reporting that Asante Samuel is close to signing his tender offer and re-joining the Patriots. Samuel – who has held out of all workouts this pre-season because of a contract dispute – is expected to be at practice this coming week. His agent would not confirm nor deny the report […]

Ty Warren’s new contract update

As reported by the Boston Globe’s Mike Reiss in his Reiss’s Pieces blog last night, defensive end Ty Warren‘s contract extension is actually a seven year extension thru the year 2013, not the five year deal previously reported. The overall contract is worth $18 million in guarentees, which could have been much less than what […]