The New England Patriots raised eyebrows all across the sports world today, announcing that four time Pro Bowl CB Stephon Gilmore has been released from the team in nothing short of a surprising move.
He’s been dealing with a quad injury since 2020, and was placed on the PUP list a month after being fined nearly $100K for not reporting to mini-camp in June.
Soon afterwards, head coach Bill Belichik released the following statement:
Statement from Coach Bill Belichick on Stephon Gilmore. pic.twitter.com/X7CR54NCwf
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) October 6, 2021