FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots signed safety James Ihedigbo today. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Ihedigbo, 6-1, 214, is a veteran of three NFL seasons with the New York Jets. He originally joined the Jets as a rookie free agent from Massachusetts on May 15, 2007. After beginning his rookie season on the practice squad, the 27-year old from Northampton, Massachusetts was signed to the 53-man roster and played in eight games, mainly on special teams.
Ihedigbo has played in 37 career games and has accumulated 11 total tackles and 25 special teams tackles. In addition, he has played in four postseason games and has six total tackles and eight special teams tackles.