The Patriots have released Salas.|||||||
Salas was signed by the Patriots from the practice squad on Nov. 17 and played as a reserve last Sunday against Indianapolis. He was originally acquired by New England in a trade with St. Louis in September, was released a few weeks later and signed to the practice squad on Sept. 20.
The New Englad Patriots acquired receiver Greg Salas from St. Louis on Saturday, claimed offensive lineman Matt Tennant off waivers from New Orleans, and released linebacker Bobby Carpenter.|||||||
Salas, 24, was drafted by St. Louis in the 2011 fourth round out of Hawaii, and New England surrendered an undisclosed draft pick for him. He played in six games for the Rams last season, finishing with 27 receptions for 269 yards.
Salas, a rookie who leads the team with 27 receptions, will miss the rest of the season with a broken right leg that will require surgery.|||||||
Salas, a fourth-round draft pick, was injured when a tackler rolled on him after a 5-yard catch in the fourth quarter of Sunday's overtime loss at Arizona. He had seven catches for 59 yards Sunday.
Salas had seven receptions for 59 yards Sunday in a 19-13 overtime loss to the Cardinals.|||||||
Salas has 27 receptions to lead the Rams but still has no TD receptions and can't be used by fantasy players.
Salas had eight receptions for 77 yards Sunday in a 24-3 loss to the unbeaten Packers.|||||||
Salas made his first career start. He could get another one next week in Dallas.