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One day later, Marcus Harrison cut by Pats

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The Patriots signed defensive lineman Marcus Harrison on Friday.  On Saturday, the Pats bid Harrison farewell.

Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com reports that the Pats have cut Harrison and elevated cornerback Sterling Moore from the practice squad.  When signing Harrison, the Pats cut cornerback Phillip Adams.

As Reiss points out, the decision to dump Harrison suggests that one or both of the teams defensive tackles listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys — Albert Haynesworth (back) and Kyle Love (back) — will be able to play.

Harrison, a third-round pick of the Bears in 2008, will now pass through waivers.  If unclaimed, he’ll become an unrestricted free agent.

UPDATE 5:45 p.m. ET:  The team has announced the move.

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18 Responses to “One day later, Marcus Harrison cut by Pats”
  1. Mr. Wright 212 says: Oct 15, 2011 5:14 PM

    GO GET HIM JERRY (Reese)!

  2. ndgarretjax says: Oct 15, 2011 5:16 PM

    You didn’t offer your own opinions!

    (“We bet it’s Haynesworth”)

  3. richm2256 says: Oct 15, 2011 5:26 PM

    Did he even unpack yet?

  4. asublimeday says: Oct 15, 2011 5:33 PM

    Who knew having no work ethic wouldn’t work out in the NFL

  5. jwphillips17 says: Oct 15, 2011 5:51 PM

    Hopefully they bought the guy dinner for making the trek up there. Cruel business.

  6. dionoil says: Oct 15, 2011 6:12 PM

    Sterling moore is a good one. We’ll see what I he does with his shot

  7. rexismybff says: Oct 15, 2011 6:16 PM

    They didn’t really cut him – they just couldn’t find him.

    In other news, Haynesworth has been put on probation again by the HR department for eating teammates.

  8. bigjd says: Oct 15, 2011 6:18 PM

    I wonder how much he got paid for 1 day.

  9. jimbobobjr says: Oct 15, 2011 6:18 PM

    One would think the Pats were playing the Bears this week!

  10. palinforpresidentofnorthkorea says: Oct 15, 2011 7:06 PM

    Haynesworth? He won’t last the whole game without taking a dive.

  11. chiktikka says: Oct 15, 2011 7:10 PM

    Panthers did the same thing to him. He can’t pass physicals.

  12. cluelessdufus says: Oct 15, 2011 7:35 PM

    Wow so they sign him then cut him hopefully there was a bonus so he gets something

  13. 6ball says: Oct 15, 2011 7:37 PM

    .

    This could lessen his chances for the Patriot’s Hall of Fame.

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  14. dedmedic says: Oct 15, 2011 8:32 PM

    ” Wow so they sign him then cut him hopefully there was a bonus so he gets something”

    He did get something…. A nice hot slice of Humble Pie.

  15. duncanthecat says: Oct 15, 2011 9:26 PM

    If The Pats had not given up a draft pick for Big Al he would have been shown the door by now.

    After a quarter of the season multiple his 2 tackles and one QB hurry by four and there you have his season totals:

    8 tackles, 4 QB hurries, 0 sacks and a lot of shame on both sides.

  16. catquick says: Oct 15, 2011 10:57 PM

    They’re screwing up his resume’.

  17. virusgvr says: Oct 15, 2011 11:07 PM

    Wow. I went to the website to try to get the jersey, but it wasn’t up there! Damn!!

  18. txraiderfan says: Oct 16, 2011 12:36 PM

    Wish the Raiders could have kept Moore. He has good backup potential.

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