FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots signed DB Herana-Daze Jones today. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The Patriots also released rookie free agent OL Jermail Porter.
Jones, 5-11, 206 pounds, is a veteran of three NFL seasons. He was originally signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as a rookie free agent out of Indiana in 2005. After spending his first season on the Cincinnati practice squad, Jones led the Bengals in special teams tackles in 2006 (19) and 2007 (18). He appeared in three games with the Bengals in 2008 before being waived and signing with Denver. Jones played in the final two contests of the 2008 season for the Broncos. Jones was released by Denver in June, 2009.
Porter, 6-5, 310 pounds, was signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent out of Kent State on April 30, 2009.