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Patriots release long snapper; Re-sign TE Justin Jones

The New England Patriots announced today that they have re-signed rookie free agent TE Justin Jones.

In a corresponding move the team released long snapper Tyler Ott.

@Patriots: #Patriots re-sign rookie TE Justin Jones & release rookie LS Tyler Ott

Jones was a three-year starter at East Carolina and finished his career with 52 receptions for 598 yards and 12 touchdowns. The 6-foot-8, 277-pounder was not eligible to play last season. As a junior in 2012, he played in 13 games with five starts and caught 25 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns.


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