Ex Patriots…..Where are they now?

Over the past few seasons the Patriots have released and traded away a huge number of players, just like every team in the NFL does. But where did the guys that Bill Belichick deemed surplus to requirements end up? The Lateral View has dug through the rosters of every NFL team to show the players still active in the NFL. Some of them you will recognise, others you will leave even the most hardened fans questioning their knowledge:

Name Position Last Patriots Action Status
Aiken, Kamar WR Released in final cuts in 2013 Baltimore Ravens Active Roster
Arrington, Kyle CB Released after the 2015 season Baltimore Ravens Injured Reserve
Bostic, Jon LB Traded for a 7th Round Pick in 2015 Detroit Lions Injured Reserve
Boyce, Josh WR Released in final cuts in 2015 Cleveland Browns Practice Squad
Butler, Darius CB Claimed off waivers by the Panthers in 2011 Indianapolis Colts Active Roster
Cadet, Travaris RB Released early in the 2015 season New Orleans Saints Active Roster
Casillas, Jonathan LB Released after the 2015 season New York Giants Active Roster
Cassel, Matt QB Traded for a 2nd Round Pick in 2008 Tennesssee Titans Active Roster
Causell, Blaine OT Released from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2015 Baltimore Ravens Practice Squad
Chekwa, Chimdi CB Released early in camp on 2015 Miami Dolphins Active Roster
Cleveland, Asante TE Released after the 2015 season San Diego Chargers Active Roster
Condo, Jon LS Released in final cuts in 2006 Oakland Raiders Active Roster
Cooper, Jonathan OG Released after week 4 in 2016 Cleveland Browns Active Roster
Devey, Jordan OG Traded to the 49ers for Asante Cleveland in 2015 Kansas City Chiefs Practice Squad
Easley, Dominique DT Released after the 2015 season LA Rams Active Roster
Fort, L.J. LB Released from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Active Roster
Francis, A.J. DT Active roster and Practice Squad player in 2013 Washington Redskins Practice Squad
Groy, Ryan OL Traded for Matthew Wells in 2015 Buffalo Bills Active Roster
Grugier-Hill, Kamu LB Released in final cuts in 2016 Philadelphia Eagles Active Roster
Halapio, Jon OG 2 stints with the Patriots since being drafted in 2014 New York Giants Practice Squad
Harbor, Clay TE Offseason member in 2016 Detroit Lions Active Roster
Harper, Chris WR Released in final cuts in 2016 San Francisco 49ers Practice Squad
Hicks, Akiem DT Free Agent signing by Chicago in 2016 Chicago Bears Active Roster
Hill, Troy CB 5 day stop on the active roster in 2015 LA Rams Active Roster
Holmes, Andre WR Released from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2013 Oakland Raiders Active Roster
Hoomanawanui, Michael TE Traded for Akiem Hicks in 2015 New Orleans Saints Injured Reserve
Hoyer, Brian QB Released in final cuts in 2012 Chicago Bears Active Roster
Hughlett, Charley LS 3-time Patriots Practice Squad Member in 2014 Cleveland Browns Active Roster
Humber, Ramon LB Claimed off waivers by the Bills in 2016 Buffalo Bills Active Roster
Johnson, Leonard CB Released after the 2016 season Carolina Panthers Did Not Report
Jones, Chandler LB Traded for Jonathan Cooper and a 2nd round pick in 2016 Arizona Cardinals Active Roster
Jones, Chris DT Released after the 2015 season Miami Dolphins Active Roster
Kline, Josh OG Released in final cuts in 2016 Tennesssee Titans Active Roster
Krause, Jonathan WR Signed by the Philadelphia Eagles from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2015 San Diego Chargers Active Roster
LaFell, Brandon WR Released after the 2016 season Cincinatti Bengals Active Roster
Larsen, Ted C Cut by the Patriots after being drafted in the 5th round in 2010 Chicago Bears Active Roster
LeBlanc, Cre’Von CB Released in final cuts in 2016 Chicago Bears Active Roster
Love, Kyle DT Released due to Diabetes diagnosis in 2012 Carolina Panthers Active Roster
Mallett, Ryan QB Traded to Houston for a 6th/7th round pick Baltimore Ravens Active Roster
Martin, Keyshawn WR Released in final cuts in 2016 San Francisco 49ers Active Roster
McClain, Robert CB Released in final cuts in 2015 Carolina Panthers Active Roster
McClain, Terrell DT Spent a week on the active roster in 2012 Dallas Cowboys Active Roster
McDonald, Dewey OLB On and off the roster in 2015 Seattle Seahawks Active Roster
Melvin, Rashaan CB Cut from the practice squad in 2015 Indianapolis Colts Active Roster
Moore, Sterling CB Signed by the Dallas Cowboys from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2012 New Orleans Saints Active Roster
Moore, Zach DE Released in final cuts in 2015 Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad
Morris, James LB Practice Squad member in 2014 released after Superbowl win Dallas Cowboys Injured Reserve
Quarles, Kelcey DT Released from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2015 Indianapolis Colts Injured Reserve
Revis, Darrelle CB Cap Casulty after 2014 Superbowl win New York Jets Active Roster
Roberts, Darryl CB Claimed off waivers by the Jets in 2016 New York Jets Active Roster
Salas, Greg WR Claimed off waivers by the Eagles in 2012 Buffalo Bills Active Roster
Siliga, Sealver DT Released after the 2015 season Seattle Seahawks Active Roster
Skinner, Deontae LB Released after the 2015 season New York Giants Active Roster
Smith, Lee TE Cut by the Patriots after being drafted in the 5th round in 2011 Oakland Raiders Active Roster
Spikes, Brandon LB Cut after THAT hit and run accident in 2015 Buffalo Bills Active Roster
Staten, Jimmy DE Practice Squad member for a week in 2015 Chicago Bears Practice Squad
Street, Devin WR Signed by the Indianapolis Colts from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2016 Indianapolis Colts Active Roster
Swanson, Dax CB Yo-yo Practice Squad member in 2014 Dallas Cowboys Active Roster
Talib, Aqib CB Cap Casulty after the 2013 season Denver Broncos Active Roster
Tate, Brandon WR Claimed off waivers by the Bengals in 2011 Buffalo Bills Active Roster
Thomas, Robert DT Practice Squad member in 2015 New York Giants Active Roster
Thompkins, Kenbrell WR Released from the Patriots Practice Squad in 2015 New York Jets Injured Reserve
Thornton, Khyri DT Cut mid-season in 2015 Detroit Lions Active Roster
Vellano, Joe DT Signed after final cuts in 2016 Atlanta Falcons Practice Squad
Vereen, Shane RB Released after the 2015 season New York Giants Active Roster
Vinatieri, Adam PK Released after the 2005 season Indianapolis Colts Active Roster
Watson, Benjamin TE Released after the 2009 season Baltimore Ravens Injured Reserve
Watson, Dekoda LB Released after the 2016 season Denver Broncos Active Roster
Wilfork, Vince DT Cap Casulty after 2014 Superbowl win Houston Texans Active Roster
Williams, Bryce TE Released in final cuts in 2016 LA Rams Practice Squad
Wilson, Tavon SF Free Agent signing by Detroit in 2016 Detroit Lions Active Roster
Woodhead, Danny RB Free Agent signing by San Diego in 2013 San Diego Chargers Active Roster
Worthy, Jerel DE Released by the Patriots after 18 days in 2014 Buffalo Bills Active Roster
Wright, Tim TE Released after the 2015 season Detroit Lions Injured Reserve
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