Patriots sign defensive lineman Markus Kuhn

Giants defensive lineman Markus Kuhn (78) sacks Cowboys quarterback Matt Cassel (16) in October 2015. AP Photo/Seth Wenig

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots signed unrestricted free-agent defensive lineman Markus Kuhn on Thursday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

The 6-foot-4, 303-pound German player spent four seasons with the New York Giants, making 10 starts and playing in 39 games. He has 48 total tackles, 1 1/2 sacks and two fumble recoveries, one that he returned for a touchdown.

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The Giants drafted the 29-year-old former North Carolina State player in the seventh round in 2012.