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Patriots release WR Jeremy Johnson and WR Reese Wiggins
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced today that they have released WR Jeremy Johnson and WR Reese Wiggins.
Johnson, 22, was signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent out of Southern Methodist on May 27, 2014. The 6-foot, 180-pounder, led SMU with 112 receptions for 1,112 yards and six touchdowns as a senior in 2013 and earned All-American Athletic Conference Second Team honors. Johnson finished his four-year college career with 196 receptions for 1,936 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Wiggins, 23, was signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent from East Carolina on May 27, 2014. The 5-foot-11, 185-pounder, earned All-Conference USA Honorable Mention as a senior in 2013 after finishing with 26 receptions for 372 yards and four touchdowns. Wiggins finished his career at East Carolina with 80 receptions for 1,012 yards and eight touchdowns.