FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots signed rookie TE Rob Myers to the practice squad today and placed TE Robbie Agnone on practice squad/injured with a shoulder injury.
Myers, 6-4, 240 pounds, originally signed with the New York Jets as a rookie free agent out of Utah State in April of 2009. He was waived by the Jets prior to the start of training camp and then signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in August of 2009. Myers spent two weeks on the Philadelphia practice squad after being waived by the Eagles prior to the start of the regular season.
Agnone, 6-6, 260 pounds, was originally signed as a rookie free agent out of Delaware by the Washington Redskins on April 30, 2009. He was waived by Washington during their final cuts.