FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots waived offensive tackle Lance Nimmo and quarterback Chris Redman today.
Nimmo, 25, was signed to the Patriots practice squad on Nov. 10, 2004 and was subsequently signed to the active roster on Feb. 16, 2005. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fourth round (130th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-5-inch, 303-pounder spent the spring of 2004 in NFL Europe, where he started all 10 games for the Cologne Centurions. The West Virginia University product was a member of the New York Jets in 2003 and was listed among the day-of-game inactives for all 16 games. The Jets released the New Castle, Pa. native on Sept. 4, 2004. He was signed to the Cleveland Browns' practice squad on Sept. 7, 2004 and remained with Cleveland until being released from the practice squad on Oct. 6, 2004.
Redman, 27, was signed by the Patriots to a future contract on Jan. 6, 2005 after spending the 2004 season out of football. The 6-foot-3-inch, 223-pound signal caller spent four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens from 2000-03 and played in 10 games with six starts. His career statistics include 106 completions on 198 attempts for 1,111 yards, seven touchdowns and five interceptions. Redman has a 3-3 record as a starting quarterback. The former Louisville standout was drafted in the third round (75th overall) by the Ravens in the 2000 NFL Draft.