Patriots practice squad tracker: Latest news, additions to roster


Practice squads for all 32 NFL teams are beginning to take shape Wednesday, and the New England Patriots have already added several players to their roster.

Practice squads are able to hold 16 players this season, allowing teams to stockpile additional depth in case of injuries or other issues.

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Here's an updated list of the players signed to the Patriots practice squad:

(Last updated Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 6:51 p.m. ET)

  • Brian Hoyer, QB 
  • Tre Nixon, WR
  • Kristian Wilkerson, WR
  • Matt LaCosse, TE
  • Alex Redmond, OT
  • Bill Murray, DT
  • Tashawn Bower, DE
  • Jahlani Tavai, LB (Field Yates, ESPN)
  • Devin Ross, CB
  • Myles Bryant, DB
  • Will Sherman, OL
  • Garrett Gilbert, QB (Field Yates, ESPN)
  • Nick Folk, K 
  • James Ferentz, OL
  • Ben Mason, FB (Ian Rapoport, NFL Media)
  • Daniel Ekuale, DL