The Patriots cleared a few roster spots Tuesday, releasing kicker Justin Rohrwasser with 2nd-calendar year linebackers Cassh Maluia and Michael Pinckney.
Maluia was the only player of the three to see time on the team’s 53-man roster previous year. He was energetic for 9 online games as a rookie and did not report any data. The Pats chosen Maluia in the sixth spherical of final April’s Draft. He was possible bumped off the roster by the arrival of veteran linebacker Raekwon McMillan, who signed previous 7 days.
Rohrwasser spent the entirety of his rookie time on the follow squad. Immediately after flopping at the commence of schooling camp, he shed a placement struggle with Nick Folks. Rohrwasser’s tenure in New England is best remembered for a controversial tattoo on his remaining forearm bearing the image of a considerably-appropriate paramilitary group identified as the 3 Percenters.
When Folks re-signed last 7 days, Rohrwasser’s odds of creating the workforce in 2021 shrank appreciably, with another kicker, Roberto Aguayo, already on the roster.
Pinckney signed to the exercise squad midway through last time soon after recovering from a torn labrum that had precluded him from participating in an NFL teaching camp. The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder never ever noticed any game action. He was signed to a futures agreement previous January.
The Patriots also formally declared the signings of Folk and defensive tackle Davon Godchaux. They are now down to 76 gamers.