The Patriots filled their entire 10-man practice squad, signing defensive linemen Jake Bequette, Charley Hughlett and Deontae Skinner, receiver Josh Boyce, quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, linebacker Ja'Gared Davis, safety Kanorris Davis, running back Jonas Gray, offensive lineman Chris Martin and defensive back Dax Swanson.
The Patriots released a mix of veterans and rookies Saturday in cutting their roster down to the required 53. The offensive players now gone are wide receivers Jeremy Gallon and Josh Boyce, tight end Steve Maneri, linemen Chris Martin, Jon Halapio and Braxston Cave and running backs Roy Finch and Jonas Gray. Cut from the defensive side are linebackers Taylor McCuller, Ja'Gared Davis and Steve Beauharnais, linemen Eathyn Manumaleuna, L.T. Tuipulotu, Jake Bequette and Jerel Worthy and defensive backs Shamiel Gary, Kanorris Davis and Dax Swanson.
The Patriots have released several players, including former Packers linebacker Jerel Worthy. Also out are running backs Jonas Gray and Roy Finch, defensive linemen Jake Bequette and L.T. Tuipulotu , wide receiver Jeremy Gallon, linebackers Taylor McCuller and Steve Beauharnais and tight end Steve Maneri.
The Patriots listed receiver Kenbrell Thompkins (hip/concussion), guard Chris Barker, linebacker Steve Beauharnais, defensive end Jake Bequette, defensive back Justin Green, defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga and tight end D.J. Williams as inactive for the AFC Championship Game at Denver.
The Patriots have ruled Chris Barker, Aaron Dobson, D.J. Williams, Jake Bequette, Isaac Sopoaga, Justin Green and Steve Beauharnais all inactive for Saturday's playoff clash against the Colts at home.