Latest Eric Saubert News

Raiders place QB Nathan Peterman, CB Isaiah Johnson on IR

Sep. 2, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders placed third-string quarterback Nathan Peterman on injured reserve with an elbow injury Monday, a day after claiming DeShone Kizer off waivers from Green Bay as the fourth quarterback on the roster. Peterman had a strong preseason for the Raiders after the former...

Brian Hoyer, Demaryius Thomas cut by Patriots

Aug. 31, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots released backup quarterback Brian Hoyer and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas among their moves Saturday to reach the NFL-mandated 53-player limit. Hoyer's release gives the job of backing up 20-year veteran Tom Brady to rookie Jarrett Stidham, the...

New England Patriots struggling to rebuild tight end corps

Aug. 27, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — For nearly a decade, the tight end position was one of the greatest strengths of the New England Patriots' offense. But that's changed rather quickly. First came the retirement of Rob Gronkowski, one of the most productive tight ends in NFL history, following the 13-3 victory over...

NFL 2019: AFC East: It's Old Man Brady and the Young Gun QBs

Aug. 22, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady is an old man by NFL standards, and he has been for a few years. Yeah, whatever. The New England Patriots quarterback has defied age, logic and the annual naysayers who think this might just be the season when he'll finally look like a guy whose playing days are coming to a close....

Patriots release QB Danny Etling

Aug. 13, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Quarterback Danny Etling's tenure with the Patriots has come to an end. The Patriots completed a trade with Atlanta on Tuesday to acquire tight end Eric Saubert for a conditional draft pick. The Patriots released Etling to make room for Saubert on the 53-man roster. Etling, a...

Patriots boost tight end depth, acquire Saubert from Falcons

Aug. 12, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The New England Patriots have acquired tight end Eric Saubert from the Atlanta Falcons for a conditional draft pick. Saubert, entering his third season, had five catches for 48 yards for the Falcons in 2018. He played in 16 games with one start. He had one catch for 7 yards in...