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Dont’a Hightower: Jonathan Casillas, Akeem Ayers Raise Patriots’ Football IQ

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots went from having the NFL’s best linebacker depth to desperation mode in just one year. The Patriots were downright loaded at the position in 2013, with Jerod Mayo, Brandon Spikes and Dont’a Hightower as starters and Jamie Collins and Dane Fletcher serving as valuable depth — especially after Mayo and Spikes went down with season...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Casillas: ‘It’s Amazing’ To Be With 6-2 Patriots After Trade

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jonathan Casillas gained five wins and a chance to suit up for a playoff contender with one phone call. The newly acquired New England Patriots linebacker found out he had been traded by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. — just 30 minutes before the deadline. He quickly talked to former Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher, who signed with the Bucs...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Praises New Patriot Jonathan Casillas’ Athleticism, Smarts

FOXBORO, Mass. — When the New England Patriots acquire a player, whether in free agency or via trade, just assume he knows Greg Schiano. That’s the case with linebacker Jonathan Casillas, who was traded from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Patriots on Tuesday. Schiano, then the Rutgers head coach, recruited Casillas, a New Jersey native, out of high school. Casillas attended...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots trade for Jonathan Casillas

The New England Patriots are parting ways with a fifth round draft pick to get Jonathan Casillas, a linebacker, from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as well as a sixth round draft pick. Casillas, who is in his sixth season, only has nine tackles in 2014 and played mostly special teams for the Buccaneers. This acquisition adds depth to the Pats linebacker core that has been hurt by the...
Via Down and Distance
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots add linebacker depth in trade for Casillas

BY EDITORThe New England Patriots announced Tuesday they have acquired veteran linebacker Jonathan Casillas in a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.In a corresponding move, they released offensive lineman Chris Barker.Casillas, 27, was in his sixth NFL season with Tampa Bay after a four-year stint with the New Orleans Saints. The 6-foot-1, 227-pounder, originally entered the NFL...
Via AFC East Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots acquire Jonathan Casillas from Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were cleaning house as the they traded 2012 first round pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams but before they did that they traded outside linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots. This was first reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The #Bucs are finishing up a trade to send LB Jonathan Casillas to the #Patriots, source says....
Via Total Sports Live
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs trade Mark Barron and Jonathan Casillas

The trade deadline has come and gone and the Buccaneers were active in trading two players in separate deals.  The team has traded safety Mark Barron and linebacker Jonathan Casillas as the trade deadline was nearing on Tuesday. #Bucs have traded S Mark Barron to #Rams & LB Jonathan Casillas to #Patriots for undisclosed picks in 2015 @NFL Draft pic.twitter.com/51DNfVTWMC ...
Via The Bay Cave
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs trade LB Jonathan Casillas to Patriots

Cliff McBride/Getty ImagesAccording to Ian Rapaport, the Tampa Bay Bucanneers have traded Jonathan Casillas (pictured, left) to the Patriots, adding to the Patriots linebacker depth.The #Bucs are finishing up a trade to send LB Jonathan Casillas to the #Patriots, source says.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2014The Buccaneers have traded LB Jonathan Casillas to the Patriots...
Via Patriots Life
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots trade for Jonathan Casillas, add linebacker depth

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick said that one player couldn’t replace Jerod Mayo, so the New England Patriots added two linebackers before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. The Patriots are finalizing a trade for Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Jonathan Casillas, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Compensation for Casillas has not been reported. Casillas’ agent, Blake...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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