Patriots sign veteran CB Allen

The Patriots have announced the signing of veteran cornerback Will Allen.

A first-round draft pick of the Giants in 2001 out of Syracuse, Allen was with New York through 2005 and has played for the Dolphins for the last six seasons.

The 33-year old is listed at 5 feet 10 inches, 195 pounds; last year with Miami, Allen played in 15 games (six starts), with 43 tackles and 3 pass breakups.

New England also made the Robert Gallery signing official.

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