Debate: Pats due for a setback?
Love landed on his feet with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and now he's speaking out about the surprising end of his run at Foxborough.
"That's how they run their business up there," Love told The Florida Times-Union on Monday. "Veteran guys who have been there for years and put in a lot of work get treated like rookies."
"It's not like I lost 30 pounds," he said.
"I was never out of shape -- I participated every day, so I don't know where that came from."
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Though Love's circumstances are unique, he's hardly the first veteran player the Patriots abruptly cut loose. It can lead to hurt feelings, but you can't argue with the results on Patriot Way.