FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots re-signed tight end Marcellus Rivers and claimed rookie linebacker David Herron off waivers Monday.
The team also signed seven players to the practice squad: wide receivers Bam Childress and C.J. Jones, fullback Kyle Eckel, linebacker Corey Mays, tackle Clint Oldenburg, defensive lineman Santonio Thomas and tight end Jason Rader.
The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Rivers was signed as an undrafted rookie out of Oklahoma State by the Giants in 2001. He has 51 career receptions for 395 yards and four touchdowns.
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