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Patriots signing running back Lamar Miller

Lamar Miller has rushed for 5,864 yards over the course of his NFL career.
Lamar Miller has rushed for 5,864 yards over the course of his NFL career.Tim Warner

The Patriots continue to build their roster to the 80-man limit with running back Lamar Miller agreeing to a one-year deal pending a physical, according to his agent Drew Rosenhaus.

A former Dolphin and Texan, Miller tore his left ACL a year ago in an exhibition but is expected to be ready to play this season. In seven seasons, including playoffs, Miller has rushed for 6,029 yards and collected another 1,643 in receiving yards.

The Patriots have nice depth at running back, though Sony Michel (foot) is on the PUP list. James White, Rex Burkhead, Damien Harris, and J.J. Taylor round out the crew.

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The club is also is expected to sign tight end Jordan Leggett and defensive tackle Darius Kilgo, according to an NFL Media report.

Leggett was drafted in the fifth round by the Jets in 2017. He caught 14 passes for 114 113 yards in 2018 and spent last season on the Buccaneers’ practice squad. Kilgo spent parts of 2016 and 2017 on the Patriots active roster and practice squad.

In addition, ESPN reported the club is expected to sign offensive lineman Tyler Gauthier, who spent last year on the Patriots practice squad and was recently released by the Jaguars.

New England now has a full roster.


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