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Wednesday, September 15, 2010
QB Null brought in for a tryout
By Mike Reiss
The Patriots had second-year quarterback
in town for a tryout, according to longtime NFL reporter
, who shared the news on his
Teams that bring free agents in for visits are often updating their emergency lists.
Null was a sixth-round draft choice of the St. Louis Rams in 2009. He played in college at West Texas A&M.
In four games last season, Null was 73 of 119 for 566 yards, with three touchdowns and nine interceptions.
The Patriots have just two quarterbacks on their active roster -- Tom Brady and Brian Hoyer. They were one of just nine teams to have just two quarterbacks on their initial 53-man roster.
The Patriots also don't have a quarterback on the practice squad, and Null does have practice squad eligibility.