Patriots acquire WR from Rams
FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (AP)
[Editor's Note: These moves already reported
via Twitter: @PatriotsInsider]
The Patriots acquired receiver Greg Salas from St. Louis on Saturday,
claimed offensive lineman Matt Tennant off waivers from New Orleans,
and released linebacker Bobby Carpenter.
Salas, 24, was drafted by St. Louis in the 2011 fourth round out of
Hawaii, and New England surrendered an undisclosed draft pick for him.
He played in six games for the Rams last season, finishing with 27
receptions for 269 yards.
Tennant, 25, is a two-year veteran, and was drafted by the Saints in
the 2010 fifth round out of Boston College. He was released by New
Orleans on Friday, after playing in 28 games for the Saints at center
Carpenter, 29, a former Ohio State standout, is a veteran of six
seasons with Dallas, Miami and Detroit. He joined the Patriots as an
unrestricted free agent April 5, and has played in 89 NFL games.
New England opens the season Sept. 9 at Tennessee.
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