2 to practice squad
The Patriots announced two more signings to their practice squad this morning -- tight end Jason Rader and fullback Kyle Eckel.
The team also confirmed that receivers Bam Childress and C.J. Jones; inside linebacker Corey Mays; offensive lineman Clint Oldenburg; and defensive lineman Santonio Thomas have been signed to the practice squad.
In addition, the Patriots officially announced that linebacker David Herron was claimed on waivers from the Vikings, and that tight end Marcellus Rivers was re-signed.