According to multiple reports, the Patriots have cut linebacker Eric Alexander Tuesday morning. However, it is believed that the manuever is likely similar to what the team is doing with veteran Tully Banta-Cain — a way to renegotiate Alexander's contract so its a more cap-friendly deal. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
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In honor of tonight's game we look back at four moments where the Patriots and Panthers cross paths.