Holt, signed as a free agent in April, was placed on injured reserve Sunday with a knee injury.|||||||
The 34-year-old Holt was entering his 12th NFL season and first in New England after playing for the St. Louis Rams (1999-2008) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2009). He entered the 2010 season ranked 10th in NFL history with 13,382 receiving yards and 11th in receptions with 920.
The New England Patriots have signed veteran wide receiver Torry Holt, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection who played last season with Jacksonville. Terms of the contract announced Tuesday were not disclosed.|||||||
Holt had 51 catches for 772 yards in 15 games last season, which included 12 starts. He also spent 10 seasons with the St. Louis Rams, where he set a rookie record with seven receptions and 109 yards receiving in their 1999 Super Bowl win over Tennessee. Holt has averaged 77.4 yards per game in his 11-year career, third-best in NFL history. He is 10th in the league with 13,382 yards receiving and 11th with 920 receptions.
The Jacksonville Jaguars released Holt on Thursday.|||||||
Holt, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection with St. Louis, caught 51 passes for 722 yards with the Jaguars last season. He has 920 career receptions for 13,382 yards and 74 touchdowns.
Holt made four catches for 37 yards in Sunday's 24-21 win over the Chiefs. He became the 10th player in NFL history with 900 receptions.|||||||
His 902 career receptions are 38 behind Art Monk for ninth all-time.
Holt had seven catches for a season-high 95 yards in Sunday's 41-0 loss at Seattle.|||||||
Through five games, Holt has 22 receptions for 306 yards. Next Sunday, the Jaguars visit the winless Rams, who are 24th in pass defense, allowing an average of 237.2 yards per game.