Pats Promote Davis and Green from the Practice Squad

Patriots sign Kanorris Davis, Justin Green

       FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) _ The New England Patriots signed safety Kanorris Davis and defensive back Justin Green from the practice squad to the 53-man roster Saturday.

        Davis, a linebacker in college at Troy, has played two games on special teams this season. Green, from Illinois, played in New England's victory over Denver on Nov. 24.

        On Friday, New England released wide receiver Austin Collie, signed running back/slot receiver Sam McGuffie to the practice squad and released running back Cierre Wood from the practice squad.

        The Patriots close the regular season Sunday at home against Buffalo.
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