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BossChief 05-15-2013 05:50 PM

Pats release Kyle Love
 
Bring him in for a look?

Chief_For_Life58 05-15-2013 05:51 PM

who the **** is kyle love

CoMoChief 05-15-2013 05:52 PM

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Originally Posted by Chief_For_Life58 (Post 9685143)
who the **** is kyle love

this

SNR 05-15-2013 05:54 PM

Chiefs have needed a guy who can shoot the 3 for a long time.

Chief_For_Life58 05-15-2013 05:54 PM

his wiki page said he was released because of diabetes

Dayze 05-15-2013 06:10 PM

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http://www.bontheball.com/wp-content...-brimley-3.jpg

Just Passin' By 05-15-2013 08:12 PM

He lost some weight and got checked out. He's got type 2 diabetes.

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The Patriots informed Love the release was purely for medical reasons.
https://twitter.com/jeffphowe/status...79824373657600

He was waived/NFI, so some team might take the chance and claim him.

Bump 05-15-2013 08:14 PM

Kevin Love is a baller

Bewbies 05-15-2013 08:21 PM

**** no. He's a Patriotard Way piece of shit.

Mr. Laz 05-15-2013 08:23 PM

Patriots release Kyle Love
Updated: May 15, 2013, 7:31 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPN.com
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The New England Patriots made a surprising roster decision Wednesday, releasing starting defensive tackle Kyle Love.

Love was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, according to his agent, Richard Kopelman of KLASS Sports.

"We have been informed by the New England Patriots that Kyle Love will be released NFI (non-football injury/illness)," Kopelman told ESPNBoston.com. "This comes on the heels of Kyle having been diagnosed within the past two weeks with Type 2 diabetes. Naturally, we are disappointed that the Patriots decided to part ways with Kyle, especially in light of the fact that a number of elite, professional athletes with diabetes -- both Type 1, which is known to be far more difficult to manage than Type 2 diabetes -- have had very successful careers in professional football, hockey, baseball, and basketball.

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"Prior to the diagnosis, Kyle recently experienced unexplained weight loss, but since being diagnosed and having altered his diet, Kyle has regained most of the weight he lost, is in good health and was not limited in any way during offseason workouts in which he was engaged up until being told he would be released.

"Having consulted with leading authorities on the effects of Type 2 diabetes, we have every reason to believe that Kyle will, in the immediate future, be at 100 percent, and will be prepared to participate in training camp in a couple of months. As Kyle said, 'There is no way something like this is going to stand between me and a long and successful NFL career.'"

Love started 11 games last season next to Vince Wilfork at defensive tackle in the team's 4-3 alignment, playing 49 percent of the team's defensive snaps. Toward the end of the season, Love split time as a starter with Brandon Deaderick, who was released Monday. Love enters his fourth NFL season in 2013.

Outside of Wilfork, the Patriots have almost completely turned over their personnel at defensive tackle, with free-agent signing Tommy Kelly and Canadian Football League import Armond Armstead the notable newcomers.

The 6-foot-1, 315-pound Love, who made the club as a rookie free agent in 2010, had been rewarded last year with a two-year contract extension that included a $500,000 signing bonus.

He played in 41 regular-season games over the past three seasons, with 25 starts, and was credited with 36 tackles and 5.5 sacks. Love often would come off the field in passing situations.

Mr_Tomahawk 05-15-2013 08:33 PM

**** the patriot-way. I am done with that.

SNR 05-15-2013 10:41 PM

Doesn't really fit our defense anyway.

a pp roach 05-15-2013 11:01 PM

pats release players because of diabetes.

chiefs release players because they have talent.

Pasta Giant Meatball 05-16-2013 07:18 AM

We need an ****Official Should We Sign This Released Slapdick Thread****

Just Passin' By 05-16-2013 11:33 AM

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What his most recent team did, per Kopelman, was offer Love two alternatives: retire for a year or be released. Though the Pats were willing to waive any ability to recover a portion of his signing bonus if he opted to retired, Love wants to play football.

And so the choice became easy. He picked the path that gives him a chance to play.
http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...r-be-released/


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