The New England Patriots continue to shuffle their roster, making another transaction on Tuesday evening. One day after promoting offensive tackle¬†Thomas Welch from the practice squad to the game-day roster, the Patriots have released him.
This transaction creates a spot on the Patriots 53-man roster, which opens the door for Donald Thomas. Thomas, was signed to the team’s 53-man roster Wednesday, according to the Patriots.¬†Terms of the contract were not announced.
Thomas, a three-year NFL veteran, is a¬†6-4, 310 pound offensive lineman was released by Detroit on Sept. 3, 2011.¬†He entered the NFL as a sixth-round draft pick out of Connecticut by the Dolphins in 2008.
In addition to these rosters moves, the Patriots shuffled the practice squad as well. Recently released linebacker¬†Jeff Tarpinian and tight-end¬†Garrett Mills were¬†signed to the practice squad along,¬†while releasing LB Aaron Lavarias.
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