Report: Patriots Sign Pass Rusher Jabaal Sheard, WR Brandon Gibson & Others

Report: Patriots Sign Pass Rusher Jabaal Sheard, WR Brandon Gibson & Others

The New England Patriots signed former Cleveland Browns defensive end Jabaal Sheard Wednesday (AP Photo)
The New England Patriots signed former Cleveland Browns defensive end Jabaal Sheard Wednesday (AP Photo)

 

BOSTON (CBS) –  The Patriots did not re-sign Darrelle Revis, but that doesn’t mean they’re sitting idly by.

The team announced a handful of free agent signings on Wednesday, and media reports indicate more help is on the way, most notably Cleveland pass rusher Jabaal Sheard.

Sheard, 6-foot-3 and 264 pounds, is just 25 years old. In his four seasons with the Browns, Sheard totaled 23 sacks playing in both 4-3 and 3-4 schemes. Sheard’s deal is for two years and $11 million, including $5.5 million in guarantees, according to Pro Football Talk.

Revis is a Jet, and Brandon Browner is exploring his options. Also according to PFT, the Patriots added Raiders cornerback Chimdi Chekwa on a one-year deal.

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