Saints begin roster cuts, place linebacker Compton in IR
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have placed veteran linebacker Will Compton on injured reserve, possibly ending his season.
New Orleans also has removed 16 other players from the...
Patriots sign offensive lineman Matt Tobin to 53-man roster
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have signed offensive lineman Matt Tobin to the 53-man roster.
Tobin practiced with the team on Wednesday. He takes the place of Brian Schwenke, who was placed on injured reserve. The move comes a day after the Patriots signed linebacker Albert McClellan and defensive back Obi Melifonwu and released offensive lineman Cole Croston and defensive lineman Geneo Grissom.
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Patriots CB Gilmore out with concussion vs. Falcons
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots will be without starting cornerback Stephon Gilmore for the second straight week when New England hosts Atlanta on Sunday night.
Gilmore is out with a concussion and ankle injury. Joining him on the inactive list for the Patriots are linebacker Harvey Langi (back), cornerback Eric Rowe (groin), defensive lineman Geneo Grissom, tackle Cam Fleming, offensive lineman Cole Croston and linebacker Elandon Roberts.
New England Patriots’ Geneo Grissom has strong showing Thursday
The Patriots’ thinnest position may be at defensive end, with injuries and the retirement of Rob Ninkovich leaving opportunities to be seized – and Geneo Grissom took advantage Thursday night.
Patriots Notebook: Running back Bishop Sankey adds dimension to backfield
FOXBORO — The Patriots plugged in a little more depth at running back yesterday by signing former Titans running back Bishop Sankey to their practice squad.
Sankey, a 2014 second-round pick, was low man on the Titans depth chart this year behind newly acquired DeMarco Murray and second-round draft choice Derrick Henry.
At 5-foot-10 and 209 pounds, Sankey had 762 rushing yards on 199 carries and three touchdowns in his first two NFL seasons.