Brandon LaFell had a down year, then was let go by the Patriots this offseason. But he’s not letting that get to him; he’s ready for a new, injury-free chapter in Cincinnati.
LaFell took a statistical step back last season, playing in only 11 games while being held back by a foot injury. He says that his last season doesn’t reflect his true game, and that he’s looking forward to a fresh, healthy start, via Cincinnati.com.
“To go out there and get back to play at a high level, which I did the year before I got injured. It motivates me a lot,” said LaFell. “I want to get back on the right foot. Going out there healthy, clean start. I just want to get back at playing at a high level and watching how I played last year definitely motivates me to work hard this offseason because I know what I put on film last year wasn’t me at full strength.”
LaFell had a breakout year with New England in 2014, posting career highs in yards (953), receptions (74) and touchdowns (7). He capped of his first year as a Pat with two touchdowns in the playoffs, including one in the Patriots’ win over Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX.
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