The Patriots placed Richard on IR on Thursday with a concussion.|||||||
Richard suffered a concussion in Sunday's practice. The former Colt signed with New England in May.
Patriots signed Richard, rookie free agent tight end Nick Melillo and seventh-round draft choice Alfonzo Dennard, a defensive back.|||||||
Richard played four seasons with the Colts.
Richard will not play in Monday night's game because of a back injury.|||||||
Richard, the Colts' backup center, didn't make the trip to Miami with the rest of the team. He started several games last season in place of Jeff Saturday, a three-time Pro Bowl pick.
Richard did not travel with the team to San Diego on Friday, and will not play Saturday against the Chargers in the playoffs.|||||||
Richard, a backup center, has not practiced all week because of an ankle injury he sustained in last week's 23-0 victory over Tennessee.