Local guy from Milton; played at BC. Five years with Houston and one with Arizona. Has two starts in six seasons. That brings the roster up to 90 once again (for now). Pats bring Tim Bulman back home | ProFootballTalk The Patriots have signed veteran defensive lineman Tim Bulman to a one-year deal, according to a source with knowledge of the transaction. Bulman, a native of Milton, Massachusetts who played at Boston College, spent five seasons with the Texans and one with the Cardinals. He has experience in both 4-3 and 3-4 defenses, which is a good thing since the Pats use 3-4 and 4-3 fronts interchangeably.