Patriots Blog: Marquice Cole Knows Pressure Of Cut-Down Day

August 27, 2012 12:00 AM
Patriots Blog: Marquice Cole Knows Pressure Of Cut-Down Day
" FOXBORO (CBS) — Patriots cornerback Marquice Cole understands the stomach-churning feeling of cut day. Back in 2007, the Oakland Raiders signed him as an undrafted free agent and let him go. A year later, the Tennessee Titans did the same.

Cole knows from experience that these days are tough on those in the locker room.

“It’s definitely a really tough day,” he said. “I’ve been through the process of being [on a team] for training camp and getting released. Some guys, you become friends with them, and the reality of it is you may never see them again in your life. So it’s definitely a tough day.”

However, Cole has survived and he’s trying to make another team, so his advice for players was very simple but should be taken to heart.

“Never give up, keep grinding,” Cole said for players who get cut. “I’ve been through it a couple times, different times. It’s the hardest part, but you’ve got to take the good with the bad "

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