Mike Ingersoll is in that frustrating middle ground for a player who is good enough to earn a chance to try out with an NFL team but unable to cement his spot on a roster. After other attempts to make the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the offensive lineman was recently cut loose by the New England Patriots as well
Patriots make a few minor roster moves today, release TE Bo Scaife and OL Mike Ingersoll, per source.— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) June 18, 2012
For the sake of rooting for the underdog, here's hoping the former North Carolina Tar Heel finds his way onto a roster somewhere.
And If you're asking why this is big enough news to deserve its own article, then you clearly have not yet adjusted to the NFL dead zone known as mid-June to early August.