Terrance Knighton Cut by Patriots: Latest Comments and Reaction

August 29, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Four months after signing with the New England Patriots, veteran defensive tackle Terrance Knighton has been cut.
Knighton confirmed the move on Twitter on Monday:
ESPN.com's Mike Reiss provided a statement from Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the decision:
Knighton didn't play in New England's preseason game against the Carolina Panthers on Friday. After the game, he acknowledged that gave him cause for concern, per Reiss:
You're always concerned when you're not playing. I prepared myself to play, the coaches made the decisions on who they wanted to play, and I'm not going to ask any questions or make any excuses or look for any explanation. I'm just going to get dressed, get back on the plane and see what happens.
Playing primarily out of a 4-3 base defense, the Patriots have a wealth of options at defensive tackle. Alan Branch and Malcom Brown project as the two inside starters. Markus Kuhn and Vincent Valentine were competing with Knigh...

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