< Back to front page Text size +

Patriots claim DT Gilbert Pena

Posted by Shalise Manza Young, Globe Staff  August 27, 2013 06:43 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article


The Patriots announced the release of two players earlier Tuesday, but they weren't done making moves for the day: They were awarded DT Gilbert Pena off waivers from the Packers.

Pena, listed at 6 feet 2 inches, 330 pounds, played at Ole Miss. Though a rookie, he is already 26 years old, having initially put off college to care for his ailing mother. At 23, he accepted a scholarship to a junior college in New York, and played so well there he received a scholarship to Mississippi, where he played nose tackle.

Here's a story on Pena.

To make room for Pena on the roster, the Patriots waived OL Brice Schwab.

News, analysis and commentary from Boston.com's staff writers and contributors, including Zuri Berry and Erik Frenz.

NFL video

Watch Patriots analysis and commentary by CineSport

browse this blog

by category
archives