New England Patriots Initial 53 Man Roster Revealed, A Few Surprising Moves Including The Releasing Of A Highly Touted Wideout
Pencils down. The 53-man roster for the New England Patriots is set with the team submitting their roster to the NFL ahead of today’s 4 pm est. deadline.
A few highlights from the roster cutting was long-time backup Brian Hoyer being released and then the cutting of preseason darling Gunner Olszewski. For how roster cutting day played out check out my piece here.
Here is how the roster for the Patriots currently looks after trimming down to 53 players:
QB: Tom Brady, Jarrett Stidham RB: James White, Sony Michel, Brandon Bolden, Rex Burkhead, Damien HarrisFB: James Develin TE: Ryan Izzo, Matt LaCosseWR: Julian Edelman, N’Keal Harry, Josh Gordon, Jakobi Meyers, Gunner Olszewski, Phillip Dorsett, Matthew Slater C: Russell Bodine T: Marcus Cannons, Isaiah Wynn, Korey Cunningham, Jermaine EluemenorG: Shaq Mason, Joe Thuney, Ted Karras
DE: Michael Bennett, Deatrich Wise Jr., Chase Winovich, John Simon, Shilique CalhounDT: Lawrence Guy, Adam Butler, Danny Shelton, Byron CowartLB: Dont’a Hightower, Kyle Van Noy, Jamie Collins, Ja’Whaun Bentley, Elandon RobertsCB: Stephon Gilmore, Jason McCourty, J.C. Jackson, Jonathan Jones, Joejuan WilliamsSS: Patrick Chung, Nate Ebner, Obi MelifonwuFS: Devin McCourty, Duron Harmon, Terrance Brooks
K: Stephen GostkowskiP: Jake BaileyOther: Joe Cardona
In the coming days the Patriots will have the chance to claim players off waivers before they build their 10-man practice squad.
The biggest surprises on the roster was the fact that Demaryius Thomas did not make the team being released by New England in order to get down to 53. Word on the street is that he could be brought back into the fold in the coming days.
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