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  1. pats1

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    According to the Pats' twitter.

    The intrigue continues...Matthews is a non-vested veteran, so he is subject to waivers today, unlike Banta-Cain. After today, all veterans are subject to waivers.
     
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    WTF is going on!!
     
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    This is Belichick's week for transactions.
     
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    How many open roster spots does that give us now?
     
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    Three, not including Tate or LeVoir.
     
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    We've traded a 3rd for the Oakland Raiders.
     
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    So...Galloway was NOT subject to waivers as I undesrtand it but would have been if released POST 4 PM....and even though Mathews was released early HE IS subject to waivers...because he's not a vested vet...
     
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    All I can say is wow....I guess BB woke up on wrong side of the bed this morning...
     
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    please clarify
     
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    maybe its me and my bad memory, but I don't remember this many roster-type moves at the trading deadline in the BB era..

    TBC
    Galloway
    Matthews
    Alexander
     
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    hehehe, going to need to clean my keyboard of coffee now!
     
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    Correct. Every player is subject to waivers from the trade deadline until the new league year. Before that, only players with less than 4 accrued seasons (Matthews has 2) are subject to waivers.

    If Banta-Cain or Galloway were released after today, then they would have been subject to waivers and any team could have claimed them before the Pats could get them back.
     
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    They are not getting Galloway back, he signed with the Bucs.
     
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    Pretty confident Banta Cain will be back on this roster..
     
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    Another draft pick thrown away on a useless player.
     
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    #3 Jersey

    It's a joke ;)
     
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    Apparently, so is Tully.
     
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    Which pick was that? The one for Matthews? Pretty sure it was conditional...
     
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    I know, I meant to only qualify that statement for TBC. My bad.
     
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    I think this is a gamble that they'll clear waivers.
     
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