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    KOC RELEASED per Mike Reiss
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    Re: Koc released!

    Somewhere in New England, a man named Hoyer is breathing a bit more easily for the moment.
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    Re: Koc released!

    Might need a tranquilizer dart to calm his celebration down...
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    Re: Koc released!

    Is this the huge surprise that I'm thinking it is? 3rd Round pick and dumped the next year
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    Re: Koc released!

    hope this isn't about brady's shoulder......if it is,I'm getting Jay Feeley vibes.
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    Re: Koc released!

    does he have any practice squad eligibility in case he actually might still be around after all the cuts and in case nobody is interested?
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    Re: Koc released!

    Presto! Instant roster spot. I'm not sure it's Hoyer's either.
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    Re: Koc released!

    Yeah, its an unprecedented move in the Belichick era. Cutting a 3rd rounder in year two, I mean. I wonder if they've got anybody on their radar. Thigpen?
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    Re: Koc released!

    Not if Belichick is sober.
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    Re: Koc released!

    So a rookie and a Jag beat Koc our 3rd round draft pick. Dang it we've got to draft better.
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    Re: Koc released!

    Yes, it is. I thought he looked absolutely terrible, but I'm shocked they didn't give him another year. I wonder if there is something behind the scenes (attitude or off-field) in addition to his performance. BB was more patient with Cassel and Gutierrez, so I wonder if KOC had some specific issue that made the team lose patience and give up on him early.

    I'm shocked.
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    Re: Koc released!

    Wow! I did not see that coming, even after his poor showing on Friday night.
    And it was a very poor performance.
    A 3rd round pick with all the physical tools and two rookie camp/training camps under his belt.
    Colour me surprised.
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    Re: Koc released!

    I guess I'm more shocked because he was a 3rd round pick. I thought he'd get another year.
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    Re: Koc released!

    Very surprised but not shocked, he has played terrible this year. Can't say that Hoyer or Walter have done anything worty of a roster spot either. Maybe a veteran is coming in?
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    Re: Koc released!

    This is all about KOC
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    Re: Koc released!

    Would love to get AJ Feeley in here.
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    Re: Koc released!

    That's what I'm wondering. I had him down as playing poorly:

    http://www.patsfans.com/new-england-patriots/messageboard/10/265324-according-smile-his-face.html#post1476438

    but I figured he'd get the year to work it out.
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    Re: Koc released!

    You know, if you pronounce the title of this thread it had me a little unsure wether to click it or not ;)

    Not sure if I'm surprised or not really. I am thinking he must have stunk to be released though as I thought he would have been in three (if we are to carry three) atleast looking at the guys we've got behind Tom.
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    Re: Koc released!

    .......think for a moment......this may not be about KOC.If it's Brady,then they're looking for a number ONE QB,not a back-up.
    If so,I'm thinking Jay Feeley or Jeff Garcia.
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