"The Pats did what was best for them and I did what was best for me and my family." "I was shocked when I found out yesterday" "He didn't think he could hold out 5 days...then I had missed all training camp. I knew I had my puropse and the (Pats knew too)." "We studied a whole lot in NE" - Key to success with Pats "It was the right thing to do but I felt bad. I understood my purpose though, plus my little girl running around helped." "No (it didn't get personal with the Pats) I wouldn't say that." That was about it, he'll wear 83 I guess and he sounded happy, I guess 39 mil will do that for you. The strange thing is he rally didn't sound bitter (like Lawyer, Gash, Willie etal) did. He kept saying he understood where the Pats were coming from but he had his purpose.