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New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo; Photo credit:eltiempo10, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Yesterday in Patriots Football Daily we looked at the remaining free agents who finished the 2023 season with the New England Patriots. Of the 13 players listed, only one signed on Wednesday. Linebacker Anfernee Jennings reaffirmed his commitment to New England, agreeing to a three-year deal to remain a Patriot.

Today a look at the former New England Patriots (not including those who ended last season with the team) on the open market. The list includes one of the stars of Episode 8 of “The Dynasty” series on Apple TV.

Quarterback –  Jimmy Garoppolo (Raiders)

Running Backs – Cordarelle Patterson (Falcons), Damian Harris (Bills), Brandon Bolden (Raiders), Patrick Taylor (Packers)

Wide Receivers – Braxton Berrios (Dolphins), Lynn Bowden Jr. (Saints)

Offensive Line – Cam Fleming (Broncos)

Defensive Line – Adam Butler (Raiders)

Edge Defenders – Kyle Van Noy (Ravens)

Cornerbacks – Stephon Gilmore (Cowboys), Justin Bethel (Dolphins)

Safeties – Duron Harmon (Browns), Logan Ryan (49ers)

Also in today’s Patriots Football Daily…

New England Patriots Staying

Patriots Football Now – Anfernee Jennings inks new deal to remain in New England

Patriots Football Now – Josh Uche signs up for another year in New England

New England Patriots Arriving

Patriots Football Now – Meet the newest New England Patriot: Armon Watts

Patriots Football Now – Meet the newest New England Patriot: Nick Leverett

New England Patriots Departing

Patriots Football Now – Pharaoh Brown leaves Patriots to sign with Seahawks

Patriots Football Now – The Green Goblin is headed to the Big Apple

AFC East News

ESPN – Ex-Bills safety Justin Poyer signs with Dolphins – Dolphins LT Armstead will play in 2024, agrees to adjusted contract

New York Times – Jesse Ventura and Jets QB Aaron Rodgers top RFK Jr.’s list of running mates

NFL News – Calvin Ridley hauls in massive deal to join Titans

Pro Football Network – Deebo Samuel goes viral, strongly disagreeing with 49ers release of Arik Armstead

Yardbarker – NFC East team linked to Bears QB Justin Fields

ESPN – Eric Kendricks changes mind, will join Cowboys

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Football Fun Fact of the Day

Today former New England Patriots linebacker Don Blackmon (1981-1987). He had two sacks in the 1985 AFC Divisional Round win over the Raiders, which sent them to Miami to “Squish the Fish.” Blackmon in 1982 recorded at least two sacks, interceptions, and fumble recoveries.

Ten players in Patriots history are in the 3 x 2 Club. The other members are Ed Philpott, Rickie Harris, Roland James, Johnny Rembert, Lawyer Milloy, Otis Smith, Rob Ninkovich, Vince Wilfork, and Jamie Collins.

Rob Ninkovich is the only Patriots player to accomplish it twice (2010, 2011).

Post of the Day

Today’s post is from the Cleveland Browns’ official X account, with a highlight from recently signed New England Patriots LB Sione Takitaki

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