The Patriots placed cornerback Ras-I Dowling on injured reserve Friday with a thigh injury.
Dowling played in six games this season, recording seven tackles.
The Patriots drafted Dowling in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft, but he has only played in eight regular season games since then, recording ten tackles.
The second-year player was put on IR last season as well with a hip injury.
Rumor has it there are NFL teams willing to send a 'blockbuster trade' to the New England Patriots for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Mike Giardi describes what he thinks would be a blockbuster trade for Jimmy G.
Chris Forsberg reminds Celtics fans that even if nothing is done by the trade deadline, the Celtics have enough assets from last years draft, and possibly this years, to form a championship team.