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FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots are not done making roster moves. New England has claimed guard Chris Barker off waivers from the Dolphins, according to Chris Murray of the Reno Gazette-Journal. Barker went undrafted out of Nevada. To make room for the offensive lineman, the Patriots released running back Leon Washington, according to Dennis Waszak Jr. of The Associated Press. Washington was backing up Shane Vereen in the third-down role. He was also returning kicks and punts for the Patriots. Have a question for Doug Kyed? Send it to him via Twitter at @DougKyedNESN or send it here. Filed under: Doug Kyed, Headlines, New England Patriots

New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski in full pads at practice

 Jamie McDonald/Getty Images Good news is present for New England Patriots fans and the news involves a key piece of the offense. Tight end Rob Gronkowski was at practice today in full pads for the first time since undergoing multiple forearm surgeries and one surgery on his back this offseason. It is still not realistic to expect Gronkowski to be ready when the Patriots open up...

Leon Washington, Marquice Cole, Will Svitek Not Spotted During Beginning of Patriots Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — The window of Patriots practice open to the media is over and three Patriots players were not spotted. Leon Washington, Will Svitek and Marquice Cole, all of whom were not cut on Saturday afternoon, were not out on the Gillette Stadium practice field to begin the session. There were five players spotted that are not on the Patriots’ roster. They were in uniform...

Tim Tebow Thanks Patriots on Twitter for Opportunity, Vows to Pursue Dream of Playing in NFL After Being Released

Tim Tebow‘s time with the Patriots came to an end on Saturday afternoon when the team announced they had released the quarterback. Throughout an up-and-down preseason, Tebow seemed to be making strides with the Patriots offense, but the improvements he made ultimately weren’t enough as he was let go by his third team in 18 months. His play on the field may have been inconsistent...

Patriots Continue Cap Cut with Michael Hoomanawanui's Contract

The Patriots are continuing an aggressive offseason of cuts and waiver moves with a recent contract restructuring of Michael Hoomanawanui's contract. According to ESPNBoston, Hoo-Man was set to earn $1.3 million in base salary this year; however, with the new contract, he will be most likely receiving less than that. The new contract is set at $630,000 as a base, with incentives...

Patriots re-sign Marquice Cole and cut Josh Kline

The Patriots entered the morning with 10 offensive linemen and only four cornerbacks. That doesn't make a ton of sense. They've made some moves to correct that today. Pats have re-signed Marquice Cole and cut Josh Kline. — Christopher Price (@cpriceNFL) September 2, 2013 This of course after releasing Marquice Cole just yesterday. This should have Patriots fans more at...

Zoltan Mesko Signs With Steelers Two Days After Release From Patriots

Zoltan Mesko was not out of a job for long. The charismatic punter, who was a surprising cut by the Patriots on Sunday, has signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced Monday. Pittsburgh also released incumbent punter Drew Butler, clearing the way for Mesko to start in the Steel City. Mesko, the first specialist taken in the 2010 NFL draft, had been the Patriots’ starting...

Quentin Sims, George Winn, Justin Green Among Patriots Cuts Who Could Be Fits for Practice Squad

The Patriots, just like any team around the NFL, had to make some tough cuts on Saturday. Now that they’re down to the 53-man limit heading into the season, the discussion has switched over, at least momentarily, to the practice squad. Each NFL team has eight spots to fill on their practice squad, giving teams like the Patriots opportunities to take extended look at players who...

The Steelers sign Zoltan Mesko

We're all going to miss Zoltan Mesko, the most interesting man in the NFL Happy to hear that the only Patriots punter I ever cared about has now found a new job. With the AFC rival Steelers. Former Pats P Zoltan Mesko, cut the other day, will be signing with the Steelers today. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 2, 2013 Should make for a semi-interesting storyline...

Report: Rob Gronkowski to Start Season on Patriots’ 53-Man Roster, Avoid PUP

The loss of one may be the gain of the many. The Patriots cut veteran quarterback Tim Tebow on Saturday, but it may have been at the expense of keeping Rob Gronkowski active. Gronkowski will start the regular season on the Patriots’ 53-man roster, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, which is another positive sign in his recovery from offseason back surgery. Gronk underwent four...

Patriots decide to keep Gronk off the PUP list

Photo by @MikeReiss The New England Patriots will not place tight end Rob Gronkowski on the physically unable to perform list. Patriots will carry TE Rob Gronkowski on their 53-man roster and not place him on PUP, per league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 31, 2013 With Gronk likely on track to be back at the end of September,  it made sense for the Pats to keep...

Pats put Gronkowski on active roster

The Patriots will carry tight end Rob Gronkowski on their active 53-man roster, FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo confirms.

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