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Nervous players are seeing spots

Trimming the roster is no fun for anyone

Receiver Matthew Slater (center) hopes to have a firm grasp on a roster spot when the Patriots make cuts this week. Receiver Matthew Slater (center) hopes to have a firm grasp on a roster spot when the Patriots make cuts this week. (Winslow Townson for The Globe)
By Shalise Manza Young
Globe Staff / September 2, 2010

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Few NFL players, if any, should ever feel their job is guaranteed. But this week in particular, many are fearful that the next phone call, the next interaction with a team official, could lead to the one thing no player wants to hear: You’re being released. (Full article: 695 words)

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