FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced today that they have signed LB Ramon Humber. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Humber, 31, spent the 2016 offseason with New England after signing with the team on March 9, before being released on Aug 30. The 5-foot-11, 232-pounder most recently played for Buffalo from 2016 through the first nine games of this season before being released on Nov. 10.
Humber is in his 10th NFL season and has played for Indianapolis (2009-10), New Orleans (2010-15) and Buffalo (2016-18). He originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Indianapolis in 2009 out of North Dakota State. He made the 53-man roster out of training camp as a rookie and played in all 16 games, starting the final two at linebacker, and finished with 22 total tackles and a team-high of 17 special teams tackles. He added three special teams tackles in three postseason games, including Super Bowl XLIV against New Orleans. Humber played in the first two games of the season for Indianapolis in 2010 before being placed on injured reserve. He was signed by New Orleans on Dec. 1, 2010 after being released by Indianapolis on Nov. 9, 2010.
Overall, Humber has played in 130 NFL games with 28 starts and has accumulated 234 total tackles, 4½ sacks, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and 77 special teams tackles.