FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots signed LB Bruce Davis today. Terms of the contract were not announced. Davis spent most of the 2009 season on the New England practice squad.
Davis, 6-3, 252 pounds, was originally a third-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers out of UCLA in 2008. He saw action in five games as a rookie last season in Pittsburgh as a contributor on special teams. Davis was waived by Pittsburgh on September 5, 2009 and was signed to the New England practice squad on Oct. 7.