Welcome to PatsFans.com

TE Tyson DeVree released

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by KDPPatsfan85, Aug 23, 2009.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. KDPPatsfan85

    KDPPatsfan85 In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2008
    Messages:
    2,525
    Likes Received:
    62
    Ratings:
    +130 / 3 / -8

    #51 Jersey

  2. psychoPat

    psychoPat Role Player PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2006
    Messages:
    1,776
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    Release him while all the other clubs
    are considering their own hard cuts.

    They'll ignore DeVree.

    Voila! DeVree clears to the PS in Sept.
     
  3. Patspsycho

    Patspsycho Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2009
    Messages:
    9,930
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    Are you my long lost alter ego?
     
  4. Armchair Quarterback

    Armchair Quarterback In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Messages:
    2,696
    Likes Received:
    35
    Ratings:
    +143 / 4 / -3

    #37 Jersey


    They most likely released him now to give him a chance to sign with another team. I didn't see him making the team over any of the other four regardless of whether the team ends up keeping 3 or 4 TE's.
     
  5. Armchair Quarterback

    Armchair Quarterback In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Messages:
    2,696
    Likes Received:
    35
    Ratings:
    +143 / 4 / -3

    #37 Jersey

    One of you gets to stay, back to Bizarro World with the other.
     
  6. spacecrime

    spacecrime Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    8,329
    Likes Received:
    17
    Ratings:
    +17 / 0 / -0

    I agree. An early release is usually a sign of respect, of giving the guy achance to catch on with another team.

    If they were trying to sneak him on hte ps, they would hold him to the last minute when other teams were wresting with their own tough cuts rather than being in the evaluation mode they are in at this time.

    I like DeVree and hope he catches on somewhere, but if he doesn't, I hope he makes it back to the Pats ps.
     
  7. farn

    farn 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2009
    Messages:
    1,761
    Likes Received:
    9
    Ratings:
    +23 / 1 / -0

    Paging KC and Denver.
     
  8. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    20,900
    Likes Received:
    130
    Ratings:
    +341 / 22 / -2

    and Philly
     
  9. Pats726

    Pats726 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    9,800
    Likes Received:
    8
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0 / -0

    We'll see what happens the next few days..O agree..KC Denver..MORE chance there then staying here...it means I think no trade of any TE here...and with Smith playing his way off the squad..a BIT surprising..'d love to see him back here for the PSquad..BUT..little chance now.
     
  10. Deus Irae

    Deus Irae PatsFans.com Retired Jersey Club PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2006
    Messages:
    42,338
    Likes Received:
    529
    Ratings:
    +1,702 / 76 / -75

    Disable Jersey

    Denver has its tight ends. Kansas City and Philadelphia will be scouring the wires.
     
  11. cubedoggy

    cubedoggy On the Game Day Roster

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    462
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    ...and Cinci.
     
  12. unoriginal

    unoriginal In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2006
    Messages:
    3,269
    Likes Received:
    78
    Ratings:
    +231 / 3 / -1

    Maybe they just want to give more practice reps to the guys who might make the roster.
     
  13. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    20,900
    Likes Received:
    130
    Ratings:
    +341 / 22 / -2

    If that were the case, they could have simply kept him on the bench. No, the reality is that the team is giving him a chance to go elsewhere with no compensation. If the team wanted him for the Practice Squad, they woul have waited and cut him on the last hour of the final cut. For example, I expect us to do that with Richard and Bussey.

    QUOTE=unoriginal;1470163]Maybe they just want to give more practice reps to the guys who might make the roster.[/QUOTE]
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2009
  14. cloud34

    cloud34 On the Game Day Roster

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2005
    Messages:
    360
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    wonder if they had to make room for somebody...Question: If McKenzie is signed now, do they have to first make a roster spot for him, or can they put him directly on IR without cutting someone first?
     
  15. Brady'sButtBoy

    Brady'sButtBoy 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2005
    Messages:
    1,789
    Likes Received:
    9
    Ratings:
    +33 / 4 / -1

    #12 Jersey

    There goes my theory Watson was on the trading block...

    I wonder how little his (Watson's) value has sunk to?
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2009
  16. PatsWickedPissah

    PatsWickedPissah PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2005
    Messages:
    23,678
    Likes Received:
    640
    Ratings:
    +1,713 / 19 / -12

    Disable Jersey

    Conditional pick
     
  17. patsfan13

    patsfan13 Hall of Fame Poster PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2005
    Messages:
    24,867
    Likes Received:
    108
    Ratings:
    +239 / 8 / -13

    I hope Tyson can land a spot somewhere, the kid seemed to have a good camp from everything I have read.
     
  18. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    39,121
    Likes Received:
    475
    Ratings:
    +1,049 / 9 / -19

    #87 Jersey

    I don't think Watson's value has declined. Our offense just is not a TE orientated offense. I think Belichick values Watson as a security blanket ... he's there if we need him kind of thing. Ben will surprise the fans before he's done here. He's too talented to be cheaply replaced.
     
  19. Urgent

    Urgent In the Starting Line-Up

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2005
    Messages:
    2,066
    Likes Received:
    48
    Ratings:
    +171 / 2 / -0

    #24 Jersey

    And if they could have traded him for any compensation (like getting that mysterious Le Kevin Smith seventh round pick back) they would have done so. They probably called the TE-needy teams, checked, and released him.

    He'll get a pre-season game or two to audition.

    Mildly surprising, given the potential of releasing the expensive and unproductive Alex Smith.

    Good luck to him.
     
  20. patriot lifer

    patriot lifer 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2007
    Messages:
    1,878
    Likes Received:
    13
    Ratings:
    +33 / 0 / -0

    #87 Jersey

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>