The Patriots have reached a four-year agreement with second-round draft pick Darius Butler of Connecticut.
The NFL has added three more players to its supplemental draft, raising to seven the number of prospects available to teams in the Thursday summertime lottery.
Ed Nelson, the former Connecticut basketball power forward attempting to make the transition to NFL tight end, was released Monday evening by the St. Louis Rams.
Former UConn forward Ed Nelson will have a chance to pursue his NFL dream after signing a two-year deal with the St. Louis Rams.
Connecticut's Ed Nelson showed signs of being able to make the conversion from the hardwood to hard knocks.