Patrick Chung Returns To New England Patriots
New England Patriots Press Release
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have
signed S Patrick Chung. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Chung, 26, spent four seasons with New England (2009-12) after joining the team as a second-round draft pick (34th
overall) out of Oregon in 2009. The 5-foot-11,
210-pounder signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an unrestricted free
agent on March 12, 2013. He was released by Philadelphia on March 11,
Chung has played in 62 NFL games with 40 starts and has registered 291
total tackles, seven interceptions, 22 passes defensed and one fumble
recovery. He has played in eight
postseason games with five starts and has added 23 total tackles.
Chung played in 50 games with 30 starts during his first four seasons
with New England and accumulated 235 total tackles, seven interceptions
and 19 passes defensed. He blocked
a punt and a field goal in the same game at Miami on Oct. 4, 2010, and
finished that season with a career-best 89 total tackles.
Last season in Philadelphia, Chung played in 12 games with 10 starts
and finished with 56 total tackles, three passes defensed and one fumble
recovery. He started in the
Eagles postseason game vs. New Orleans on Jan. 4, 2014, and finished
with four total tackles.