Buzz: OL Chad Clifton Heading to Take Physical In New England

Brian Bassett ,

Former Packer Chad Clifton might be trying to recover from a failed team physical last spring after offseason back surgery, but for a team in need, a veteran like Clifton could be a viable free agent and potential flier at the offensive line spot – especially for a team looking for a potential last-minute starter.

While their right tackle spot struggles, the Jets have not brought in a player of  Clifton’s or Kareem McKenzie’s caliber this offseason, but it looks like another team in the AFC East who are similarly struggling to find starting tackles are taking a look at Clifton according to Gregg Rosenthal on

Clifton is now headed to New England to get examined by team doctors this week, so if the Jets front office has a card up their sleeve in the form of Vernon Carey or Kareem McKenzie or something … this might the time to play it …

Cap tip to Brett F. for the link to the article!