It's been about 2 months from the season ended, and the field of 17 UFA's has been trimmed down to 4. Troy Brown - Michael Holley reports he is very close to re-signing with the Pats. Doug Flutie - Contemplating retirement? Stephen Neal - Is also reportedly close to re-signing. Michael Stone - Reportedly turned down a Pats' offer to test the waters of free agency. Also, Randall Gay, Gene Mruczkowski, Guss Scott, and Billy Yates have yet to officially sign their ERFA tenders.