Description: Patriots DE/LB Tully Banta-Cain first learned he would miss 5-6 weeks while repairing an ab strain... now he has learned he will be looking for work after Adam Schefter reported he is being released by the New England Patriots.
Insight: Tough break for Banta-Cain. One can only assume the injury was the main reason for his release. Several players expressed their caution and concern during the lockout... and now we know why.
7/25/2011 11:30:00 AM
Description: Tully Banta-Cain underwent surgery for what was termed an abdominal tear on Friday, according to a league source.
Insight: It was a problem Banta-Cain dealt with last season, but had improved since the season ended - the source said it had been feeling "fine" - until recent workouts, when it started to bother him again.
5/22/2010 6:08:00 PM
Description: Patriots OLB Tully Banta-Cain revealed that he underwent shoulder surgery in the offseason.
Insight: Banta-Cain is coming off a career season last year with 52 tackles and 9.5 sacks. He should once again be a solid IDP contributor this year. (SportsBuff.com)