New England Patriots: Ja'Gared Davis

Kanorris Davis, Ja'Gared Davis clear

October, 8, 2013
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After being waived by the New England Patriots on Monday, both defensive back Kanorris Davis and linebacker Ja'Gared Davis cleared waivers on Tuesday, according to a league source.

That means both players are now free agents, and if the Patriots so choose, they can sign one or both back to their practice squad.

Each player was called up from the practice squad a day in advance of the Bengals game, with Kanorris Davis playing 21 special teams snaps and Ja'Gared Davis logging six snaps.

The Patriots have one active roster spot open after re-signing veteran defensive back Marquice Cole on Monday.

Below is a snapshot of their current practice squad:

Offensive lineman Braxton Cave
Offensive tackle Jordan Devey
Defensive lineman Marcus Forston
Defensive lineman A.J. Francis
Defensive back Justin Green
Offensive lineman Josh Kline

Patriots sign five to practice squad

September, 1, 2013
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The New England Patriots announced the following five players have been signed to the practice squad: LB Ja'Gared Davis, S Kanorris Davis, CB Justin Green, DL Marcus Forston and LB Jeff Tarpinian.

The Patriots claimed Ja'Gared Davis off waivers last week from the Texans. The other four players were with the team in training camp.

The team has three open spots on the eight-man practice squad.

Patriots announce 13 cuts

August, 31, 2013
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The New England Patriots announced Saturday that the following 13 players have been released:

DE Jermaine Cunningham
LB Ja'Gared Davis
S Kannoris Davis
DL Marcus Forston
DE Justin Francis
CB Justin Green
OL Chris McDonald
P Zoltan Mesko
DB Stephon Morris
WR Quentin Sims
LB Jeff Tarpinian
QB Tim Tebow
RB George Winn

Of the group, Tarpinian is the one new player who had previously not been reported to be released.

More analysis to come.

DE Justin Francis among Pats cuts

August, 31, 2013
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The Patriots have released defensive end Justin Francis, linebacker Ja'Gared Davis and defensive back Kanorris Davis, according to a league source.

The news on Francis comes as a surprise, as he had developed into a rotational defensive end last season after making the roster as an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers. He was recently limited by an undisclosed injury in training camp. He recorded three sacks during his rookie season.

The Patriots now have starters Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich on top of the depth chart, with rookie Michael Buchanan and 2012 third-round draft choice Jake Bequette behind them.

As for Ja'Gared Davis, an undrafted free agent out of SMU, he was claimed by the Patriots off of waivers earlier this week. He has practice-squad eligibility.

Kanorris Davis, another undrafted free agent, has worked as a reserve safety throughout training camp. He, too, has practice-squad eligibility.

All three players will be subject to the NFL's waiver system.

Patriots eligible for practice squad

August, 31, 2013
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Later today, the New England Patriots will finalize the first iteration of their 53-man roster. But the player puzzle doesn’t end there, as the team will begin constructing its practice squad, which can be up to eight players, on Sunday.

It would be no surprise for the Patriots to bring aboard players waived by other teams as members of their practice squad, but the unit will also likely include players waived by the team Saturday.

Below is a look at all current Patriots who still have practice-squad eligibility:

P Ryan Allen
DT Armond Armstead (on reserve/PUP)
LB Steve Beauharnais
DE Jake Bequette
WR Josh Boyce
DE Michael Buchanan
LB Jamie Collins
LB Ja'Gared Davis
S Kanorris Davis
WR Aaron Dobson
DT Marcus Forston
DB Justin Green
DT Cory Grissom (on injured reserve)
S Duron Harmon
WR Mark Harrison (on reserve/PUP)
G Josh Kline
C/G Chris McDonald
CB Logan Ryan
WR Quentin Sims
TE Zach Sudfeld
LB Jeff Tarpinian
WR Kenbrell Thompkins
DT Joe Vellano
RB George Winn
OL Markus Zusevics (on injured reserve)

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