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Patriots Release OL Willie Beavers From Practice Squad

According to Mike Reiss, the Patriots have released OL Willie Beavers from their practice squad on Saturday.

The Patriots’ practice squad now consists of:

  1. OL James Ferentz (Exception)
  2. DL Geno Grissom (Exception)
  3. WR Cody Hollister
  4. DB David Jones
  5. DB Damarius Travis
  6. WR Demarcus Ayers
  7. DE Angelo Blackson (Exception)
  8. G Jomal Wiltz
  9. CB Ryan Lewis

Beavers, 23, is a former fourth-round pick of the Vikings back in 2016. He signed a four-year, $2.87 million contract with the team but wound up being among their final roster cuts coming out of the preseason.

The Vikings later signed him to their practice squad and eventually promoted him to their active roster last season. The Patriots signed him to their practice squad two weeks ago.

In 2016, Beavers was active for two games.

During his college career at Western Michigan, Beavers was a three-year starter and a first-team All-MAC as a senior.