It’s often hard to read into what Bill Belichick is thinking, but he has a reputable track record when it comes to adding veteran free agents.
By the looks of how defensive lineman Tommy Kelly played in the first five games of last season before suffering an ACL injury, Belichick hit on another risk. Kelly, the 33-year-old tackle who was signed by the Cardinals on Wedesday, was on pace for the best season of his career before getting hurt last October.
EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Only the St. Louis Rams know exactly how many players they plan to keep at each position. Therein lies the difficulty in attempting to project a 53-man roster.
But that doesn't mean we can't take a quick spin around the roster and offer a look at some of the decisions the Rams might have to make when Saturday's 4 p.m. ET final cuts arrive.
For the players listed here, the opportunity to make a strong closing argument comes Thursday night against Miami in the preseason finale.
RENTON, Wash -- Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael will not play Thursday night at Oakland in the preseason finale because of a strained hamstring.
Michael's injury is the reason the Seahawks re-signed rookie running back Demitrius Bronson, who was released earlier this week. The team waived guard Greg Van Roten to make room for Bronson to return.
"He pulled up a little bit [Tuesday] in practice," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said of Michael, "so we're ensuring we have enough guys to run the football [adding Bronson].