One of the most difficult days in the NFL comes right before the season begins.
Roster cutdown day hits and more than 500 players around the league are let go from the team they trained with during the offseason. But, there’s still hope for many of these players to either re-sign with the original team or found a home elsewhere.
The New England Patriots had to make some difficult decisions and let go of many talented players — including Cam Newton. New England’s 53-man roster is solidified at the moment, but there’s still some work to do.
Here are 12 players from roster cutdown day that could be find their way to the Patriots.