FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots announced today that DL Titus Adams has been signed from the practice squad to the 53-man roster and DB Brett Lockett has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury.
In addition, the Patriots announced that QB Jeff Rowe and WR Darnell Jenkins have been signed to the practice squad.
Adams, 6-4, 305 pounds, was signed by New England prior to the start of the 2008 training camp and spent all of last year on the New England practice squad. He was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh-round of the 2006 draft out of Nebraska. He spent most of his rookie season on the practice squad of the Jets before being signed in late December to the New York Giants 53-man roster. Adams went to training camp with the Giants and Chargers in 2007 before being signed to the Cincinnati practice squad late in the season. He went to training camp with New England in 2009, but was waived and signed to the practice squad.
Rowe, 6-5, 221 pounds, was originally drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth-round of the 2007 draft out of Nevada. After spending the 2007 campaign on as the third-quarterback for Cincinnati, Rowe began the 2008 season the practice squad before being signed to the Seattle 53-man roster in December of 2008. He went to training camp with Seattle this past summer but was waived prior to the start of the regular-season.
Jenkins, 5-10, 191 pounds, was originally signed by Houston as a rookie agent out of Miami in 2008. He spent the majority of his rookie season on the Houston practice squad before being signed to the active roster for the final two games of the season. Jenkins was waived by Houston following training camp in 2009 and spent time on the practice squads of both Houston and Cleveland.