New England Patriots: Why Dallas Clark Picked the Buccaneers over the Patriots

May 26, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just a week ago, there was a significant chance that the New England Patriots were going to add yet another weapon to their already crowded arsenal when they hosted former Indianapolis Colts tight end Dallas Clark for a workout at Gillette Stadium. That ultimately did not happen as Clark went on to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 
If Clark were to have signed with the Patriots, he would have been following his former teammate Joseph Addai and joining the NFL's most productive tight end tandem of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez.
So why did he pass on the opportunity of joining the reigning AFC Champions and signing with the Bucs? Well, in Clark's eyes, "it just didn't make sense." 
It was really weird. After a few minutes of just kind of getting over that, just focusing on the opportunity and the option to play for the organization then you start really getting excited and geared up. What a class act organization and coaches and everyo...

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