Patriots Re-Sign Phifer, Ayi
Jun. 21, 2002
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FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) _ The New England Patriots re-signed linebackers Roman Phifer and Kole Ayi on Friday.
Phifer, 34, signed as a free agent last August and was a strong contributor to the Patriots' run to the Super Bowl. He started every game at outside linebacker and had 92 tackles _ second on the team.
Ayi, 24, played one game on special teams with the Patriots last season and spent most of it on injured reserve.