The New England Patriots brought two cornerbacks in for workouts on Wednesday, and at least one of them will not sign with the club at the moment. Veteran Brian Poole left Foxborough without a deal as evidenced by the fact that he worked out for the Houston Texans on Thursday.
An undrafted free agent out of Florida, Poole entered the league with the Atlanta Falcons in 2016. He spent three years in Atlanta, appearing in a combined 52 regular season and playoff games; he registered four interceptions and fumble recoveries each. In 2019, he joined the New York Jets as a free agent, adding 23 more games and three more interceptions to his résumé.
Earlier this year, Poole left New York to sign a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints. However, he was moved to injured reserve in August for undisclosed reasons and eventually released last week.
Primarily a slot cornerback throughout his career, Poole would potentially have helped bolster a New England cornerback group that has had some depth issues as of late. However, it seems as if the team is not willing to bring the 28-year-old on board at this point in time.