FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have signed DL Carl Davis to the 53-man roster from the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad.
Davis, 28, originally entered the NFL as a third-round draft pick (90th overall) by the Baltimore Ravens out of Iowa in the 2015 NFL Draft. After three seasons with the Ravens, the 6-foot-5, 320-pounder was released on Sept. 1, 2018, and claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns. After one season with Cleveland, Davis spent time with both the Indianapolis Colts and the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2019. He was released by the Jaguars on Oct. 12, 2020, and signed to the practice squad on Oct. 13.
Davis has played in 36 regular-season games with 12 starts over five NFL seasons and totaled 32 total tackles and a half-sack.