FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots signed seven players to their practice squad today. Under NFL rules, players are eligible for the practice squad when they do not have an accrued season of free agency credit or were on the 45-player active list for less than nine regular season games during their only accrued season(s). A player cannot participate on the practice squad for more than two seasons. The seven players signed to the practice squad are listed below.
SIGNED TO THE PRACTICE SQUAD
# NAME* POS HT WT BORN YR COLLEGE HOMETOWN*
49 Alexander, Eric LB 6-2 240 02/08/82 2 Louisiana State Port Arthur, Texas
32 Chapman, Kory RB 6-1 202 07/13/80 1 Jacksonville State Batesville, Miss.
13 Childress, Bam WR 5-10 185 03/31/82 R Ohio State Warrensville Heights, Ohio
60 Krug, Ryan G 6-4 304 06/07/82 R Connecticut Pine Beach, N.J.
46 Newberry, Jared LB 6-1 234 11/11/81 R Stanford Minneapolis, Minn.
41 Ventrone, Raymond S 5-10 200 10/21/82 R Villanova Pittsburgh, Pa.
74 Yates, Billy G 6-2 305 04/15/80 2 Texas A&M Fort Worth, Texas