The New England Patriots’ roster reshuffling continued Tuesday, when they reportedly waived a wide receiver for an interior offensive lineman.
Darboh is having surgery Tuesday, a source told NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo. Darboh didn’t play in the preseason because of hip and clavicle injuries. It’s unclear if Darboh will be waived/injured. If he is, then he would revert to injured reserve if no team claims him.
The Patriots also claimed wide receiver Chad Hansen on Sunday. The Patriots are left with Hansen, Chris Hogan, Phillip Dorsett, Cordarrelle Patterson and special-teamer Matthew Slater at receiver while Julian Edelman serves a four-game suspension that started Saturday.
The Patriots now have eight offensive linemen in Schwenke, left tackle Trent Brown, left guard Joe Thuney, center David Andrews, right guard Shaq Mason, right tackle Marcus Cannon, tackle LaAdrian Waddle and guard/center Ted Karras. Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia hinted at Schwenke’s signing Sunday.
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