FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced that they have signed OL Keavon (KEY-von) Milton and OL Torrian Wilson to the practice squad. In addition, the Patriots released WR Austin Hill and DB Floyd Raven, Sr. from the practice squad.
Milton, 25, originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the New Orleans Saints in 2013 out of Louisiana-Monroe. He was released by the Saints at the end of training camp and claimed off waivers by Cleveland. The 6-foot-4, 324-pounder, played in eight games for the Browns in 2013, on special teams and as a blocking tight end. Milton was released by Cleveland at the end of training camp in 2014 and was signed to the Seattle practice squad on Oct. 29. The Seahawks signed Milton to the 53-man roster on Dec. 20. Milton dressed but did not play in one game and was inactive for the regular-season finale and all three Seattle postseason games. He was released by Seattle on Sept. 5, 2015.
Wilson, 23, entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Detroit Lions on May 7, 2015, out of Central Florida. The 6-foot-2, 318-pounder, was released by Detroit on Sept. 5, 2015. He played in 49 games during his college career, primarily at left tackle.
Hill, 24, was signed by the Patriots to the practice squad on Oct. 1, 2015. He originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Oakland Raiders on May 5, 2015, out of Arizona. The 6-foot-3, 212-pounder, was released by the Raiders on May 27 and was signed by the New York Jets on July 28. He was released by the Jets on Aug. 30.
Raven, 22, was signed by the Patriots to the practice squad on Oct. 28, 2015. He was originally signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as a rookie free agent on May 8, 2015, out of Texas A&M. The 6-foot, 202-pounder was released by the Bengals on Sept. 5, 2015.