Source: Pats to sign Marcus Stroud

Updated: March 1, 2011, 5:14 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Defensive tackle Marcus Stroud, who was recently released by the Buffalo Bills, reached agreement Tuesday on a two-year deal with the New England Patriots, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Stroud's departure from Buffalo was not considered a surprise after the 10-year NFL veteran struggled in making the transition in Buffalo's switch to a 3-4 defensive scheme. Stroud was scheduled to make $10 million in base salary over the final two years of his contract, including ...

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