Patriots place Malcolm Perry on reserve/retired, cut Byron Cowart

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The Patriots announced a pair of roster moves Friday.

They placed receiver Malcolm Perry on the reserve/retired list. Perry is returning to Navy service, Doug Kyed of PFF reports.

Perry, 25, signed a futures contract with New England on Jan. 17. New England claimed him off waivers from Miami on Sept. 2, but Perry went on injured reserve two weeks later. The Patriots cut him Nov. 17 and the Saints signed him to their practice squad.

Perry entered the NFL as a seventh-round draft selection of the Dolphins in 2020, and they moved him from quarterback to running back/receiver. He played nine games with two starts as a rookie and finished with nine receptions for 92 yards and one touchdown and three rushing attempts for 5 yards.

The Patriots also announced they released defensive lineman Byron Cowart.

Cowart, 26, entered the NFL as a fifth-round choice of New England in 2019. He spent the entire 2021 season on the reserve/PUP list.

During his time with the Patriots, Cowart appeared in 19 games with 14 starts and finished with 29 total tackles, one sack and one pass defensed.

20 responses to “Patriots place Malcolm Perry on reserve/retired, cut Byron Cowart

  1. Yesterday’s team making some irrelevant moves. Pats are nothing without Brady….never were and never will be. They will finish in last place in the AFC East.

  2. The fact is Tom Brady was suspended for cheating. He will never.. and I really do mean NEVER be admired loved and respected by all football fans like Peyton Manning and Joe Montana are.

    And that really makes the fan club so mad 😂

  3. So fan club… why did your hero Tommy smash his cell phone? Surely you must know why he would do that after the investigation asked for it.

    I’m willing to listen and change my mind again just like I changed my mind about Tommy when that happened and those text messages came out. So let’s hear it.

  4. Oh no! This guy was a true difference maker and so now the super bowl run is in jeopardy

  5. GoodellMustGo says:
    July 22, 2022 at 6:29 pm
    So fan club… why did your hero Tommy smash his cell phone?

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    Most likely because he didn’t want naked pictures of Gisele being leaked through the sieve that is the NFL

  6. nhpats2011 says:
    July 22, 2022 at 6:46 pm
    GoodellMustGo says:
    July 22, 2022 at 6:29 pm
    So fan club… why did your hero Tommy smash his cell phone?

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    Most likely because he didn’t want naked pictures of Gisele being leaked through the sieve that is the NFL

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    I used to buy that excuse too until I read the report and learned that it was Team Tom that was asked to search the phone themselves. Not the league. They weren’t going to take it away and make a copy. The phone was never leaving Team Tom’s hands. The chances any private data like that was getting leaked was zero.

    So with that in mind why did Tom smash the phone?

  7. I suspect an honest Tommy fan would have to admit it was awfully suspect of him to smash his phone knowing the investigation wanted to see it. Unfortunately there isn’t a good reason for him to do such a thing.

    I’m not letting Coach Belichick off the hook either for spygate, I’m glad he admitted it but that annoys me too just like the games he plays with the injury report.

    Would be nice to see the Patriots win a title straight up for once. Other teams can do it no reason why we shouldn’t try,

  8. GoodellMustGo says:
    July 22, 2022 at 7:01 pm
    nhpats2011 says:
    July 22, 2022 at 6:46 pm
    GoodellMustGo says:
    July 22, 2022 at 6:29 pm
    So fan club… why did your hero Tommy smash his cell phone?

    ———-

    Most likely because he didn’t want naked pictures of Gisele being leaked through the sieve that is the NFL

    ——
    I used to buy that excuse too until I read the report and learned that it was Team Tom that was asked to search the phone themselves. Not the league. They weren’t going to take it away and make a copy. The phone was never leaving Team Tom’s hands. The chances any private data like that was getting leaked was zero.

    So with that in mind why did Tom smash the phone?

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    Who knows. But tell us this, who deflated the Colts’ footballs and why was Andrew Luck in nobody on the Colts punished? And why did Goodell refuse to release the PSI data collected for an entire season? Finally, why is it hard for you to understand the basic premise of pressure as it relates to temperature? Did you fail 4th grade science?

  9. Who knows. But tell us this, who deflated the Colts’ footballs and why was Andrew Luck in nobody on the Colts punished? And why did Goodell refuse to release the PSI data collected for an entire season? Finally, why is it hard for you to understand the basic premise of pressure as it relates to temperature? Did you fail 4th grade science?
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    I get all that but unfortunately there are 3 things that trump them all. One text message talking about deflating. I’m sure it wasn’t referring to deflating balloons. Another text where a guy calls himself the deflator. No it wasn’t weight loss. And Tom smashing his cell phone for really no reason other than most likely the obvious.

    Explaining science doesn’t explain any of the above. Tom sadly is guilty. No doubt about it.

    And yes the league handled this badly. Happens in courts across the country all the time. Prosecution messes up and the guilty walk. But that isn’t proof they are innocent.

  10. GMG… Jesus, talk about an album with a skip in it…..
    Seriously, seeing you post the same sorry storyline on EVERY PATS THREAD is getting old, like ANCIENT…. We ALL get it YOU are obsessed with Tom Brady…. Good for YOU!!!! Move on already, he has & I doubt he, like the rest of us, really cares what you think or believe about him, his life, his football career, his legacy, or his supermodel wife & family…… He’s a first ballot HALL OF FAMER that has a damned good life apparently & because YOU can’t handle it doesn’t mean we want to hear your constant whining about him….PLEASE, for the love of GOD, get a life & live it Brady free…..IF you can

  11. Does this dude have an off switch? Or maybe just start the Brady ranting on articles that are actually about Brady?

  12. What does TB12 have to do with this at all?
    Hasn’t played here for years.

  13. We ALL get it YOU are obsessed with Tom Brady
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    Not at all. I’m just that happy Tommy is back. Oh yes indeed. 😤😂

  14. It was not Brady who let the air out of the balls, it was Edelman. They were too heavy and he never would have been able reach Amandola on a 51 yd touchdown pass, so he let some air out to lighten the balls.

  15. He’s a first ballot HALL OF FAMER that has a damned good life apparently & because YOU can’t handle it doesn’t mean we want to hear your constant whining about him

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    I’m not whining about anyone. I’m bashing cheaters, cheating and lying and why wouldn’t I? 🙂

    It’s so much fun getting right in the grill of the fan club and chirping their hero often and relentlessly. More fun than I thought it would be! 🙂 The fan club of course are not Patriots fans. They’re now Tampa fans and if Brady goes to Miami – which I doubt because he doesn’t want to see Coach Belichick twice a year and Tommy proved in that game last year that Bill is living rent free in there – but if he does then the fan club will be Dolphins bandwagon fans cheering against my team. So knowing how triggered the fan club is by all of this maybe I should do it even more! Why? Because I can 🙂

  16. And to conclude the subtopic if the fact Brady had a scheme to deflate footballs and yet his team would have won anyway, it didn’t matter, everyone was doing it, he still dominates, etc… then why would he smash his cell phone if it was really no big deal?

    I suspect there was info on the phone that had a lot more cheating to uncover than being let on. Let’s just say the dude is 44 and his buddy Guerrero is a quack. You know where I’m going with this. 🙂

  17. I think they had some high hopes for him on the interior DL but it never panned out. Either he is not healthy, out of shape, or they really feel better about Daniel Ekuale and Carl Davis. There are still some name brand defensive tackles available in free agency like Linval Joseph, Ndamakong Suh, Sheldon Richardson, and even Danny Shelton who had some success with the Patriots in the past and is only 28. The Patriots could use another nose tackle/space eater type in case Godchaux doesn’t step up this season. They need cap space though…they need to figure out if that cap space is going to come from moving Wynn, Agholor, or doing restructures and pushing cap hits off into the future which so far they have been reluctant to do, which indicates they may be anticipating another big free agency splurge next season. If they do plan a free agent splurge, that may conflict with getting a compensatory draft pick for Wynn if he signs elsewhere next year, so maybe that makes him more of a prime trade candidate this season so they get something of value in return. If not, then if Tre Nixon or Ty Thornton look ready to take real NFL snaps in Agholor’s position, maybe Agholor gets traded, and they have $10mil free’d up to sign a nose tackle and plug that porous run defense, which may be critical since they are going the smaller/faster linebacker route now. They need to keep those linebackers clean so they can make plays. NE has a lot of question marks right now, and they need a lot of things to go right in order to have a successful season. The odds are against them, but hasn;t stopped them before.

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