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Patriots claim rookie RB Tyler Gaffney off waivers; Release LB Josh Hull
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced today that they have claimed rookie RB Tyler Gaffney off waivers from Carolina.
In addition, the Patriots released veteran LB Josh Hull.
Hull, 27, is a veteran of four NFL seasons with the St. Louis Rams (2010-12) and the Washington Redskins (2013), who was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on April 24, 2014. The 6-foot-3, 245-pounder was originally drafted by St. Louis in the seventh round (254th overall) out of Penn State in 2010. He was released by St. Louis at the end of training camp in 2013 and signed with Washington as a free agent on Oct. 15, 2013. Hull has played in 39 NFL games with one start and has registered 25 total tackles. Last season with the Rams, Hull played in 11 games and finished with 14 total tackles.