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Patriots use PUP list to advantage

Updated: October 19, 2011, 1:30 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- On the day of the NFL trade deadline, the New England Patriots added three potential starters to the practice field. The cost? Nothing but patience.

Three thousand miles away, the Oakland Raiders gave up a small ransom (potentially two first-round picks) to land holdout quarterback Carson Palmer, a move that highlighted the smattering of deadline activity.

Patriots personnel director Nick Caserio had noted Monday that his team would be content to move forward ...

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