Rookies Report To Camp, Five Fail Physicals
The New England Patriots welcomed their rookie class to Gillette
Stadium Thursday morning. After the newcomers check in, go through a
bit of orientation, they are given opening camp
physicals. Reportedly, five of the group
failed their physicals.
According to Howard Balzer ( Link ), the five included
seventh-round Draft pick WR Jeremy Ebert and four undrafted players ;
DE Justin Francis, WR Matt Roark, OL Jeremiah Warren and T Markus Zusevics . Ebert was placed on the team’s active/ PUP (Physically
Unable to Perform) list while Zusevics was listed on the NFI
(Non-Football Injury) list.
Ebert has reportedly been dealing with an injury issue since rookie
camp, while Zusevics hurt himself working out at the NFL Combine.
Patriots’ rookies report this week, while veterans report next
Wednesday for their physicals. Training camp opens on the
practice fields behind Gillette Stadium Thursday, and is open to the
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