The Patriots may seek to replace middle linebacker Brandon Spikes with one of the more prominent linebackers in free agency, soon-to-be former Denver Bronco Wesley Woodyard.
Woodyard told the Denver Post’s Brandon Krisztal that he would visit New England among other places.
Despite interest from DAL, source close to Wesley Woodyard told me his 1st trip is to NE, with another team visit planned after
— Brandon Krisztal (@BKDenverSports) March 11, 2014
Woodyard, a seven-year pro, recorded 84 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, and an interception for the Broncos last season.
Hat tip to Doug Kyed at NESN for spotting this first.
UPDATE: Woodyard visited Tennessee after New England.
Former Broncos LB Wesley Woodyard to visit Tennessee. Titans Asst DB coach Steve Brown coached Woodyard at Kentucky,.
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) March 12, 2014