FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots activated RB Brandon Bolden to the 53-man roster.
Bolden, 22, joined the Patriots as a rookie free agent from Mississippi on May 10, 2012. He played in the first six games and was inactive for two games due to injury. The 5-foot-11, 220-pounder, has 43 rushing attempts for 234 yards with two touchdowns and has two receptions for 11 yards this year. Bolden finished with 16 carries for 137 yards for an 8.6-yard average in the Patriots' 52-28 win at Buffalo on Sept. 30.