FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced the allocation of seven players to the NFL Europe League for its 2006 season: RB Earl Charles, QB Todd Mortensen, WR Rich Musinski, T Jeff Roehl, CB Antwain Spann, G Nick Steitz and S Raymond Ventrone.
Additionally, the Patriots announced the signings of five players from their 2005 practice squad to contracts for the 2006 NFL season: LB Eric Alexander, T Wesley Britt, G Ryan Krug, Spann and Ventrone.
New England also announced the signings of three additional players to 2006 contracts: LS John Condo, Roehl and Steitz.
Charles, Mortensen and Musinski were signed to contracts for the 2006 season on Jan. 6, 2006.