Resetting the list of the Patriots’ 17 unrestricted free agents
|04.12.12 at 4:45 pm ET|
With Thursday’s news that Kevin Faulk is planning on returning for the 2012 season, here’s a quick update on the status of the 17 unrestricted free agents on the Patriots radar at the start of free agency:
Running back Kevin Faulk: Has yet to sign. Previously speculated about retirement, but indicated Thursday that he’s interesting in returning for 2012.
Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis: Signed a three-year contract with Cincinnati.
Wide receiver Deion Branch: Signed one-year deal with the Patriots.
Wide receiver/Special teamer Matt Slater: Signed three-year contract with the Patriots.
Wide receiver Wes Welker: Receiver franchise tag, has yet to sign the tender.
Offensive lineman Dan Connolly: Signed three-year contract with the Patriots.
Center Dan Koppen: Has yet to sign. Has visited with Tennessee.
Defensive end Mark Anderson: Signed four-year contract with Buffalo.
Defensive end Andre Carter: Has yet to sign.
Defensive end Shaun Ellis: Has yet to sign.
Defensive tackle Gerard Warren: Has yet to sign.
Linebacker Gary Guyton: Has yet to sign. Has visited with Miami.
Linebacker Niko Koutouvides: Signed one-year deal with the Patriots.
Linebacker Tracy White: Signed one-year deal with the Patriots.
Cornerback Nate Jones: Has yet to sign.
Cornerback Antwaun Molden: Signed an undisclosed contract with the New York Giants.
Safety James Ihedigbo: Has yet to sign.