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Monday, August 25, 2014
Projecting a Patriots practice squad

By Mike Reiss

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has talked in recent weeks about how the formation of the 10-man practice squad is a significant factor in putting a team's 53-man roster together. Using this morning's projected 53-man roster as a springboard, here is a projected practice squad for the Patriots, which assumes the players clear waivers:

Quarterback
None

Running back
Roy Finch

Tight end
Justin Jones/prospect from another team

Wide receiver
Jeremy Gallon

Offensive line
Jon Halapio

Defensive line
Jerel Worthy

Linebacker
Steve Beauharnais
James Morris

Cornerback
Jemea Thomas

Safety
Tavon Wilson
Kanorris Davis

Specialists
None