By releasing K Stephen Gostkowski (as 1st reported by @globejimmcbride), the Patriots clear some much-needed salary-cap space but leave themselves with a notable void at the position. Gostkowski, coming off left hip surgery, was scheduled to count $4.8m on the cap in 2020.
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) March 23, 2020
The Patriots are the Patriots, in large part, because of moves like this one. Belichick would much rather cut a guy too early than cut him too late.
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