Tom Brady hangs up on talk radio interview; Patriots sign three

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New England Patriots’ Tom Brady (12) watches from the bench with teammates during the second half of a preseason game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek)
BOSTON — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cut short his paid, weekly radio interview with Boston radio station WEEI on Monday when a host pressed him with questions about his fitness guru.

Trainer Alex Guerrero has been the source of a rift between Brady and coach Bill Belichick, who reportedly banned the trainer from the team’s sideline and plane. WEEI host Kirk Minihane asked Brady about Guerrero being spotted there the past week, and Brady said, “I said I don’t want to get into it.”

After a follow-up question, Brady said, “All right, guys. Have a great day. I’ll talk to you later.”

Brady also walked out of an interview session with reporters last month when asked about Guerrero, who also worked with receiver Julian Edelman. Edelman was suspended four games for violating the league’s policy against performance-enhancers.

Patriots sign three skill players

The New England Patriots signed running backs Kenneth Farrow and Khalfani Muhammad and receiver K.J. Maye.

Farrow played in 13 games as a rookie in 2016 and ran 60 times for 192 yards. He also caught 13 passes for 70 yards before sitting out last season with an injury.

Maye was with the Patriots last year, but was released during training camp. He has also spent time in practice with the Giants and Titans.

Also Monday, the team released defensive back Eddie Pleasant, who spent six seasons with Houston and signed with the Patriots last month.

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