The Patriots on Thursday signed veteran free agent punter Chris Hanson.
Eleven-year veteran punter Josh Miller, coming off an injury-plagued 2006 season, was released on Thursday by the New England Patriots, who apparently will choose between two younger players at the position.
The New England Patriots on Monday night retained punter Todd Sauerbrun by matching the one-year contract that the the three-time Pro Bowl punter signed with the Denver Broncos last week.
Three-time Pro Bowl punter Todd Sauerbrun on Tuesday reached a one-year contract agreement with the Denver Broncos, the team that released him five months ago. But the Pats can match the deal.
Christmas may have come early for the New England Patriots, who on Friday solved their season-long punting problem by signing veteran free agent Todd Sauerbrun, a three-time Pro Bowl performer.
The Patriots placed ailing punter Josh Miller on injured reserve, ending the season for the 11-year veteran. Miller, 36, has been hampered in recent weeks by a shoulder injury.
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The Tampa Bay Bucs addressed their need for a veteran punter Friday, reaching an agreement with free agent Tom Tupa, who was released early this spring by the New York Jets for salary cap reasons.