FOXBOROUGH, MA –- The Patriots released RB Quentin Hines and LB Ian Sluss today. They signed on May 3rd as rookie free agents and participated in the rookie mini-camp this past weekend.
Hines began his college career at Cincinnati and appeared in one game in 2009. He missed the 2010 and 2011 seasons before finishing his career in 2012 at Akron.
Sluss earned All-Big Sky Conference honors in 2012 and was also selected as the Portland State team MVP after leading the team with 104 tackles, with four interceptions and four fumble recoveries.