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Crusader 04-01-2006 10:08 AM

Mitchell gone.
 
Patriots | Team agrees to terms with M. Mitchell
Sat, 1 Apr 2006 06:21:50 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Boston Globe's Mike Reiss reports the New England Patriots have agreed to the terms of an undisclosed contract with free agent S Mel Mitchell (Saints).


http://www.kffl.com/hotw/nfl

D_it_up 04-01-2006 10:14 AM

RE: Mitchell gone.
 
Great special teams player will be missed. Hope that someone can step up and replace him.

SkipThomas 04-01-2006 12:53 PM

This is one player I was hoping we'd get back...has anyone heard how Bellamy's rehab has been going? Does he have another year in him? He might be a good back up to Bullocks...or do we draft a safety this year? Mitchell was a 5th rounder so there's a chance a good special teamer can be found in the later rounds...but I like him...especially before the Dolphins QB blew out his knee with a very cheap shot. I thought the guy should have been suspended for the year.

alsaints113 04-01-2006 03:08 PM

Mel Mitchell a Patriot
 
Just in case y'all didn't see this. This was on the same page that said we are talking about trading Stallworth. So Mel Mitchell is no longer with us, I guess we don't have to worry about him getting injured anymore.

http://www.kffl.com/hotw/nfl

alsaints113 04-01-2006 03:10 PM

RE: Mel Mitchell a Patriot
 
Actually here is the direct link to the Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/sports/footbal...fety_mitchell/

BiggPoppaFro4 04-01-2006 05:30 PM

I hate that we lose this cat, but it's just the way it is. Hope he gets a chance with them. Was def. a good special teamer...but I think with Smith, Bellamy and Bullocks, he saw the writing on the wall. Pats need a young kid to come in and take over.

So do we shoot for a kid in the draft? or are we set with what we got now?

CheramieIII 04-01-2006 06:37 PM

Maybe this is why we picked up Stoutmire. :airguitar:

spkb25 04-01-2006 07:26 PM

yeah i did see that we were trying to resign him. saw it on kffl but said he was expected to sign with the pats


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