Josh Boyce placed on injured reserve

Updated: January 2, 2014, 5:25 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

The New England Patriots announced that rookie wide receiver Josh Boyce has been placed on season-ending injured reserve. Boyce injured his ankle in the fourth quarter of the team's loss to the Miami Dolphins on Dec. 15 and hasn't played since.

To take his place on the roster, the team announced the signing of veteran receiver Austin Collie, as previously reported by ESPNBoston.com's Field Yates.

Boyce's primary contributions came as the team's kickoff returner, a role that running ...

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