New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick issued the following statement on cornerback Stephon Gilmore.
"I am grateful to Stephon Gilmore for his significant contributions to our team. It was a privilege and pleasure to coach Steph, I appreciate him for the true professional and class act that he is and wish him all the best in the future. Following discussions over a long period of time, we mutually agreed to part ways today."
- Bill Belichick