The injury bug has bitten hard in New England. Down starting offensive linemen, wideouts, tight…
With Mankins Hurt, Patriots Sign Petrus
Petrus, a 2010 fifth-round pick of the New York Giants in the 2010 NFL Draft (147th overall), was released on Nov. 3 by the G-men. He appeared in 23 NFL games since turning pro.
The 6-foot-3, 315 pound Arkansas product was signed to shore up New England's offensive line, which has been battered by injuries. Both of New England's starting guards (Logan Mankins and Dan Connolly) left Sunday's game against Buffalo. Mankins has been fighitng leg injuries, and appeared to suffer another when he was caught in a pilup. Connolly left the game with a back issue.
Donald Thomas filled in for Connolly at RG while Nick McDonald filled in for Mankins on the left side. Petrus figures to remain as a reserve for now.
In addition to the Petrus move, the Patriots signed Tarpinian to the practice squad after he cleared waivers. To make room, the team released LB Jerrell Harris.
BearReport.com Recommended Stories
Michigan: Brandon Resigns, Hackett Interim AD
Michigan President Mark Schlissel officially announced the resignation of athletic director Dave Brandon Friday. Schlissel appointed Jim Hackett as the interim AD with the plan moving forward to hire…Read More
Hoops: Where are the Top Recruits Going?
The initial basketball signing period begins in less than two weeks and there are currently 22 players in Scout.com's 2015 top 100 still uncommitted. Who are those 22 players considering and who will…Read More
Catch Big Fall Bass on Natural Lakes and Rivers
Check out some great tips for bass fishing up north as the water cools on its way into winter. There is some great fishing to be had right now before it gets too cold.Read More
10 Creepy Trail Cam Pics For Halloween
Most of us would prefer to be sitting in our treestand on Halloween, waiting for a rutting buck to wonder past, than following our kids from house to house scrambling for treats. Here are a 10 spooky…Read More
2015 NFL Mock Draft 1.0
We're at the halfway mark of the NFL season, so here's our first crack at a mock draft. Hey, Oakland Raiders, you're on the clock!Read More