FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced today that they have signed LB Cassh Maluia and RB J.J. Taylor to the 53-man roster from the practice squad. In addition, the Patriots placed DL Beau Allen and RB Damien Harris on the injured reserve list.
Maluia, 21, was released on Sept. 5 and signed to the practice squad on Sept. 6. The 6-foot, 248-pounder was drafted by New England in the sixth round (204th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft out of Wyoming.
Taylor, 21, was released on Sept. 5 and signed to the practice squad on Sept. 6. The 5-foot-6, 185-pounder was originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent out of Arizona on May 5, 2020.