September 26, 2016

2010 Notable Patriots Moves/Transactions

This is a list of what the Patriots have done in the 2010 offseason, it will be updated as things happen, so keep checking back here throughout the offseason.

January 14 – It is revealed that Defensive Coordinator Dean Pees will not return in 2010. Shalise Manza Young first to report.

January 29 – Adam Schefter reports that the Patriots have hired Corwin Brown as defensive coach. Patriots confirm via Twitter.

January 29 – Shalise Manza Young reports that Tight Ends coach Shane Waldron will not return in 2010.

February 5 – Erik Scalavino on Patriots.com reports that the Patriots will not name a defensive coordinator for 2010, and the offensive staff will remain in place.

February 22 – The Patriots announce that they have applied the non-exclusive franchise tag to nose tackle Vince Wilfork.

February 22- The Patriots announce that the playing surface at Gillette Stadium is being changed to the new FieldTurf Duraspine PRO.

February 24 - The Patriots announce via Twitter that they have signed veteran WR David Patten. Patten played for the Patriots from 2001-04.

March 4 - Adam Schefter reports first that the Patriots placed first- and third-round tender on guard Logan Mankins. (Restricted Free Agent)

March 4 – Patriots also announce via Twitter that they have place the right of first refusal tag on LB Pierre Woods (Restricted Free Agent) and the second-round tender on K Stephen Gostkowski.

March 4- Patriots release TE Chris Baker.

March 5 - Patriots announce they have signed LB Tully Banta-Cain to a three-year contract.

March 5 - Patriots sign NT Vince Wilfork to a five-year contract.

March 5 – PFW also reports that the Patriots also re-sign G Stephen Neal.

March 8 – Adam Schefter and Michael Lombardi report that CB Leigh Bodden is re-signing with the Patriots. The next day, Jason La Canfora reports it as a five-year contract. Bodden’s agent calls it a 4 year deal.

March 8 - During an interview on WEEI’s Big Show, Patriots owner Robert Kraft states that free agent linebacker Marques Murrell formerly of the New York Jets, has agreed to join the Patriots.

March 10 - The Patriots and Kevin Faulk agree to a one-year contract.

March 24 – The Patriots officially announce the signing of  free agent TE Alge Crumpler. Agreement first reported on March 18.

April 2 – Adam Schefter reports that the Patriots reached an agreement with former Panthers defensive tackle Damione Lewis

April 14 – The Patriots announce they have signed former Australian Rules Football player David King as a punter.

April 18 - Restricted free agent kicker Stephen Gostkowski signs his one-year tender with the team.

April 19 - Restricted free agent linebacker Pierre Woods signs a one-year contract with the team. (not his tender)

April 20Tom E Curran reports that Patriots sign WR Torry Holt to a one year contract.

April 21 - The Patriots announce the signing of DL Amon Gordon.

April 22 - With the 27th pick in the first round, the Patriots select Rutgers CB Devin McCourty.

April 23 – The Patriots draft TE Rob Gronkowski, DE Jermaine Cunningham and LB Brandon Spikes in the second round and WR Taylor Price in the third round of the NFL draft.

April 24 - The Patriots draft TE Aaron Hernandez, P Zoltan Mesko, C Ted Larsen, OL Thomas Welch, DL Brandon Deaderick, DL Kade Weston and QB Zac Robinson in rounds 4-7 of the NFL draft.

April 24 – The Patriots sign former Oakland defensive lineman Gerald Warren.

April 26  - The Patriots release LB Adalius Thomas.

May 10 – Patriots announce the signing of RB Chris Taylor.

May 14 – Adam Schefter reports that the Patriots re-sign LB Derrick Burgess.

May 18 - Patriots announce the release of CB Shawn Springs.

June 24 – Patriots re-sign LB Gary Guyton to a two-year contract.

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