FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots re-signed defensive back Omare Lowe to the practice squad today. Lowe rejoins the squad after being signed to the active roster last Saturday, Nov. 27, and then released from the active roster on Monday, Nov. 29.
Lowe, 26, was originally drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round (161st overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-1-inch, 195-pounder has played in four NFL games in his career and recorded one special teams tackle. He was previously signed to the Patriots practice squad on Nov. 16, then joined the active roster and participated in New England's 24-3 victory over Baltimore last Sunday. Lowe has also spent time on the active rosters of the Miami Dolphins (2002) and the New York Jets (2003), while also seeing time with the practice squads of the Tennessee Titans (2003) and Minnesota Vikings (2004). The University of Washington product was most recently a member of the Vikings practice squad from Sept. 15 to Sept. 21, 2004. He played in two games for the Jets last season and saw time in one game with Miami as a rookie in 2002.