NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2

Patriots

Marcus Cannon Practices For First Time With Pats

View Comments
Patriots fifth-round draft pick Marcus Cannon. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Patriots fifth-round draft pick Marcus Cannon. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Patriots Central
Buy Patriots Tickets
Sun Sep.21
Home vs Oakland Raiders
findticketsbtn Marcus Cannon Practices For First Time With Pats
Mon Sep.29
Away vs Kansas City Chiefs
findticketsbtn Marcus Cannon Practices For First Time With Pats
Sun Oct.5
Home vs Cincinnati Bengals
findticketsbtn Marcus Cannon Practices For First Time With Pats
Sun Oct.12
Away vs Buffalo Bills
findticketsbtn Marcus Cannon Practices For First Time With Pats
 
Shop for Patriots Gear
NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
New England Patriots

FOXBORO (CBS) – Coming off their bye week, there was a bit of inspiration for the New England Patriots at practice on Tuesday.

After undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkins Lymphoma during the spring, Marcus Cannon practiced with the Patriots for the first time in his NFL career.

Cannon was drafted by New England in the fifth-round in April’s draft. He was diagnosed with the disease just days before, after his physical at the NFL combine showed irregularities.

He was originally projected to be a second-round pick before the diagnosis.

While it is unknown if Cannon will play this season, just being on the field is a great story for the TCU product. He played tackle in college, but will likely convert to a guard for New England.

Linebacker Dane Fletcher was the only Patriots missing from practice on Tuesday, as the team gets ready to play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Tune in to the Patriots-Steelers on 98.5 The Sports Hub and WBZ-TV on Sunday at 4:15pm. Pregame coverage begins Sunday morning at 11:30am on WBZ with Patriots Gameday, with coverage on The Sports Hub kicking off at 1pm. After the game, tune in to the Patriots Postgame show on 98.5 and Patriots Fifth Quarter on MY TV38.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,026 other followers