Patriots activate Visanthe Shiancoe from IR

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Patriots activate Visanthe Shiancoe from IR

On Saturday the Patriots announced they have activated tight end Visanthe Shiancoe from the injured reserve . 

Shiancoe was placed on the injured reserve earlier in the season with the new designation to return. 

The 30-year-old signed with the Patriots in the offseason after playing the past five years with the Minnesota Vikings.  Last season Shiancoe compiled 409 yards on 36 receptions and three touchdowns.

First 53-man roster projection for 2017 Patriots: Defensive back, receiver depth stands out

First 53-man roster projection for 2017 Patriots: Defensive back, receiver depth stands out

Like Bill Belichick says: jobs aren't won or lost during OTAs and minicamp. That doesn't mean we can't guess at who lands on the 53-man roster in September.

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