As noted on Jan. 26, the Patriots and former Northeastern University product Jason Vega had a contract agreement in place.
On Feb. 19, the Patriots finalized the deal, officially announcing it.
The 25-year-old Vega, a pass-rushing defensive end, played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League in 2011 and 2012, totaling 66 tackles and 12 sacks in two seasons. He is a native of Brockton, Mass.
We'll have more on Vega on ESPNBoston.com later today.