FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have signed DB Lenzy Pipkins. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Pipkins, 26, is a veteran of two NFL seasons with Green Bay (2017), Indianapolis (2018), Detroit (2018) and Cleveland (2018). The 6-foot, 196-pounder went to training camp with Cleveland last summer but was released on Aug. 31 and spent the season out of football.
Pipkins originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Green Bay out of Oklahoma State in 2017. He appeared in 12 games with one start as a rookie and finished with 17 total tackles, one pass defensed and one special teams tackle for the Packers. Pipkins played in three total games in 2018 with two different teams and totaled nine tackles. He was traded by Green Bay to Indianapolis Aug. 26, 2018, and spent time on the practice squad and 53-man roster. He played in one game for the Colts before being waived and claimed off waivers by Detroit. He was released by Detroit after appearing in two games and then spent the final six weeks of the season on the Cleveland practice squad.