Meriweather takes high road in Chicago

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Meriweather takes high road in Chicago

By Tom E. Curran
CSNNE.com Patriots Insider Follow @tomecurran
FOXBORO - Brandon Meriweather faced the media in Chicago on Monday. And even though he's gone from New England, there were echoes of its influence in Meriweather's words. According to ESPN's Mike C. Wright, Meriweather had this to say when asked about his release by the Patriots, "Tobe honest, thats between meand coach Bill Belichick. I have a lot of respect for that organization. I have a lot of respect for Bill, and the rest of the staff there. Thats behind me."Meriweather was exceedingly diplomatic and said all the right things in his unveiling. To wit (courtesy of Wright's Twitter account). "This is a business, and nothing surprises me anymore. " "I expect to come in and do whatever coach Lovie Smith asks. If he asks me to play special teams, I expect to do that. " "I just think it will be a good fit. The style of defense that they play . . . I love Coach Lovie and the organization."

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Tom Brady will be able to workout with "body guru" Alex Guerrero during suspension

Tom Brady will be able to workout with "body guru" Alex Guerrero during suspension

Tom Brady will have to leave the Patriots facility Saturday to begin his four-game suspension, but, according to Brian McCarthy of the NFL public relations office, he'll still be allowed to workout with his body guru/business partner Alex Guererro, despite the fact he's a team employee.

However, no football information may come through the Patriots for Guerrero to pass on to Brady.

Guerrero works with other players and travels with team.

When told at his press conference Tuesday that the league was OK with him continuing to work out with Guererro during his suspension, Brady responded: "That's nice of them."

For more on what Brady can and can't do during the suspension, click here. 

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