Bill Belichick: ‘Less likely now’ that Armond Armstead will be able to contribute in 2013
|11.11.13 at 2:57 pm ET|
It appears that with each passing day, it’s less and less likely defensive lineman Armond Armstead will be able to contribute to the Patriots in 2013.
Speaking on a conference call with reporters Monday, coach Bill Belichick indicated that New England is “running out of time,” when it comes to Armstead’s situation.
“We’ll keep going but as you said, we’re running out of time,” Belichick said when quizzed about the possibility of Armstead being ready to go. “I’d say that looks less likely now with each day that goes by.”
Armstead, a former CFL star who was acquired this offseason by the Patriots, underwent surgery for an infection prior to the start of training camp, and was placed on the reserve/NFI list as a result. Teams have until the conclusion of Week 11 of the season for players on reserve lists to begin practicing, which is this week.
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