The New England Patriots are 6-1 and alone atop the NFL with the league’s best record. As they switch gears from a momentous 27-16 road victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday to a crucial trip to Buffalo this weekend, the Patriots made two roster moves late Monday afternoon.
Patriots have waived DT Anthony Johnson. A strong candidate to return to practice squad. Also, S Vinnie Sunseri released from practice squad
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) October 24, 2016
Defense tackle Anthony Johnson was waived after playing 21 snaps in the Patriots’ win at Heinz Field on Sunday. Johnson finished with one solo tackle and an assisted tackle. He appeared in the last four Patriots games as well, totaling 8 tackles. Johnson, 23, could very well return to the team’s practice squad, as he originally joined the team in that role on Sept. 28.
The Patriots waived Vinnie Sunseri from their 10-man practice squad. The 23-year-old safety spent all of training camp and preseason with the Patriots after being released by the New Orleans Saints in April. He finished the preseason with 10 tackles in four games. Sunseri played for Nick Saban at Alabama.