FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have signed DE Cameron Henderson to the practice squad and released QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson from the practice squad.
Henderson, 24, originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Atlanta Falcons on April 29, 2013, out of Central Florida. The 6-foot-4, 270-pounder, was released by the Falcons on Aug. 25, 2014, and was signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad on Dec. 4, 2013. He went to training camp this past summer with Cleveland but was released on Aug. 25, 2014. He played two seasons at Central Florida after beginning his college career at Navarro College.
Bethel-Thompson, 26, is a third-year player out of Sacramento State, who has been with Miami (2011), Minnesota (2012-2013) and San Francisco (2013). He was signed to the Patriots practice squad on Sept. 1, 2014, released on Sept. 3 and then re-signed on Sept. 4. The 6-foot-3, 230-pounder, was originally signed by San Francisco on July 28, 2011, as a rookie free agent.