The Patriots have announced the signing of fifth-round P Zoltan Mesko.
Mesko becomes the fifth Patriots 2010 draft pick to sign thus far. Terms of the deal were not announced.
The first special-teams captain in Michigan history, Mesko also ranks second in the school records for net punting average. In PFW's 2010 Draft Preview, personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki wrote that Mesko is an outstanding directional punter and that he is a "big, thick, long-levered lefty with all the tools to be a very effective NFL punter for a long time."
With the Patriots' release of Aussie P David King, Mesko is expected to win the job as a rookie.
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