FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots signed cornerback Dyshod Carter to their practice squad today.
Carter, 24, was originally signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as a rookie free agent on April 26, 2001, but was released following training camp on Aug. 28. The 5-foot-10-inch, 197-pounder was then signed to the Cleveland Browns practice squad on Oct. 9, 2001. Carter was elevated to the Browns active roster on Oct. 24, but was waived and re-signed to their practice squad on Nov. 9. He returned to the active roster on Nov. 29 and played in the final five games of the regular season and totaled two special teams tackles.
During his collegiate career, Carter tallied 140 tackles (111 solos) and 13 interceptions while at Kansas State (1997-2000).