Patriots are reportedly displaying curiosity in offensive sort out La’el Collins


Collins, who performs proper sort out, spent the primary six years of his profession in Dallas earlier than signing with Cincinnati

La’el Collins and Ezekiel Elliott AP Picture/Michael Ainsworth
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The Patriots are doing their “due diligence” on former Cowboys and Bengals offensive sort out La’el Collins, who was minimize by Cincinnati this week in accordance with Mark Daniels of MassLive.

New England has made a few strikes to bolster the sort out spot in current weeks, buying Vederian Lowe and Tyrone Wheatley Jr. through trades.

Collins loved success with the Cowboys initially of his profession, signing a five-year $50 million contract extension with the franchise in 2019.

However, Collins missed the whole lot of the 2020 season with hip and groin accidents. He additionally suffered a neck stinger in a automobile crash that ESPN described as “minor” that yr.

In 2021, Collins served a five-game suspension for a violation of the league’s substance abuse coverage.

The Cowboys launched Collins final season, and he signed with the Bengals. He made 15 begins for Cincinnati earlier than a knee harm towards the Patriots ended his season. The Bengals positioned Collins on the PUP record initially of this season however in the end determined to maneuver on.

Collins has primarily performed proper sort out throughout his NFL profession. The Patriots began Calvin Anderson at proper sort out in Week 1. Anderson missed a lot of the preseason with an sickness however helped the road maintain up nicely towards Philadelphia within the season opener.

The Patriots positioned offensive sort out Riley Reiff on injured reserve earlier this month. In addition they launched offensive sort out Connor McDermott, who was positioned on injured reserve beforehand.