Posted on 05 November 2013 by WNST Staff
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have signed WR LaQuan Williams to the 53-man roster and released WR Austin Collie. In addition, the Patriots signed rookie RB Cierre Wood to the practice squad.
Williams, 25, is a veteran of two NFL seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. The 6-foot, 195-pounder originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Ravens out of Maryland in 2011. Williams was released by Baltimore on Sept. 6, 2013. He played in 23 NFL games over the last two seasons and finished with four receptions for 46 yards and nine special teams tackles. Last season, Williams played in 11 games and finished with five special teams tackles before being placed on injured reserve.
Collie, 27, was signed by the Patriots on Oct. 3. The 6-foot, 204-pounder is a veteran of four NFL seasons with the Indianapolis Colts (2009-12) after originally entering the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick (127th overall) of the Colts out of Brigham Young in 2009. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 2, 2013, but was released by the 49ers on Aug. 31.
Collie has played in 46 NFL games with 17 starts and has registered 176 receptions for 1,879 yards and 16 touchdowns. He played in four games with one start for the Patriots and registered three receptions for 34 yards.
Wood, 22, was originally signed by the Houston Texans as a rookie free agent out of Notre Dame on May 10, 2013. He made the 53-man roster out of training camp and played in three games before being released on Oct. 21. Wood had three rushing attempts for nine yards in his three NFL games. He led Notre Dame in rushing in two of his three college seasons.
Posted on 05 November 2013 by Glenn Clark
Honorable Mention: Women’s College Basketball-Loyola @ Maryland (Sunday 2pm Comcast Center); Auto Racing: NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Advocare 500 (Sunday 3pm from Avondale, AZ live on ESPN); College Soccer: Stony Brook @ UMBC (Wednesday 7pm Retriever Soccer Park); High School Soccer: MPSSAA 4A Quarterfinal-Blake vs. Perry Hall(Tuesday 4pm Honeygo Park), State Semifinals (Saturday 12pm Richard Montgomery High School); Boxing: Rocky Martinez vs. Mikey Garcia (Saturday 9:30pm from Corpus Christi, TX live on HBO)
10. John Fogerty (Wednesday 8pm Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric); Paramore/Metric/Hellogoodbye (Saturday 7:30pm Patriot Center), Lynyrd Skynyrd (Sunday 7:30pm Patriot Center); Taking Back Sunday (Wednesday 8pm Rams Head Live), Less Than Jake/Anti-Flag (Thursday 7pm Rams Head Live), Parachute/Plain White T’s (Saturday 7pm Rams Head Live); The Wild Feathers (Sunday 8pm Ottobar); Streetlight Manifesto (Sunday 8pm Baltimore Soundstage); Living Colour (Sunday 8pm Rams Head on Stage); Reel Big Fish (Wednesday 7:30pm Fillmore Silver Spring), New Found Glory/Alkaline Trio (Thursday 7:30pm Fillmore Silver Spring); Toad The Wet Sprocket (Thursday 6pm 9:30 Club), J. Roddy Walston & The Business (Thursday 10pm 9:30 Club); Grouplove/Saints of Valory (Friday 8pm Bender Arena); Mavis Staples (Friday 8pm Kay Theatre); Rebirth Brass Band (Friday & Saturday 8:30pm The Hamilton), Aaron Neville (Sunday 7:30pm The Hamilton); Eminem “The Marshall Mathers LP2” and M.I.A. “Matangi” available in stores/on iTunes (Tuesday)
You know damn well I’ll be at The Lyric Wednesday night for Fogerty. Greatness is greatness, y’all.
I will also be at The Ottobar Sunday night to enjoy the Wild Feathers. And probably drink and try not to think about football.
J. Roddy Walston might well have the Album of the Year. I mean that.
Mavis Staples could convert you. To anything.
9. Kevin James (Wednesday 7pm Warner Theatre), John Oliver (Friday 7:30pm & 10pm Warner Theatre); Bill Burr (Thursday 7:30pm D.A.R. Constitution Hall); Pauly Shore (Thursday-Saturday Magooby’s Joke House); “Thor: Dark World” out in theaters (Friday); “White House Down” and “Grown Ups 2” available on Blu-Ray/DVD (Tuesday); Maryland Irish Festival (Friday-Sunday Timonium Fairgrounds)
You may know Thor better as “The Avenger you didn’t give a crap about but then your fiancee found out he existed”.
Oh my God-you guys remember when Pauly Shore was a thing???
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