FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced that they have signed DB E.J. Biggers as an unrestricted free agent from the Philadelphia Eagles. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Biggers, 28, is a veteran of seven NFL seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2009-12), Washington Redskins (2013-14) and the Philadelphia Eagles (2015). The 6-foot, 185-pounder, originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round draft pick (217th overall) by Tampa Bay out of Western Michigan in 2009. He has played in 92 NFL games with 34 starts and has 279 total tackles, one sack, four interceptions, 41 passes defensed and two forced fumbles. Biggers signed with Washington as an unrestricted free agent in 2013 and with Philadelphia as an unrestricted free agent in 2015. Last season with Philadelphia, he played in all 16 games with three starts and finished the year with 44 total tackles and seven passes defensed.