New England Patriots
Name  Shawn Springs
Born  3/11/1975
Height  6-0
Weight  204
College  Ohio State
6/29/2010 2:34:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports Bears' head coach Lovie Smith said he is not interested in Springs, who is a free agent.
Insight: Springs is coming off a knee injury, so he will have to prove his health before another team signs him. The Patriots released him in May after he failed a physical. At age 35, his career could be over. (
5/19/2010 12:55:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous item, Shawn Springs failed a physical before he was released by the Patriots on Tuesday.
Insight: He struggled with injuries all season last year. At 35, he could have a tough time getting offers from other teams. (
1/28/2010 8:38:00 AM
Description: The Boston Globe reports that Springs confirmed that he has no plans to retire.
Insight: Springs had 39 tackles and one interception in 12 games with the Patriots last season. (
11/16/2008 9:33:00 AM
Description: Shawn Springs will return to the lineup tonight for Washington, enhancing an already solid pass defense. That makes things a little tougher for Tony Romo in his return to the field. (