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LB Chris White Fills Final Roster Spot

The Patriots have filled their final roster opening by re-signing veteran linebacker Chris White.

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The New England Patriots appear to be back at 53 players. ESPN Boston’s Mike Reiss is reporting that the veteran linebacker and special teams regular was spotted in the team’s locker room this morning:

Also, as expected, Danny Aiken also appears to be back:

Even with the re-signing of White, the Patriots are still sorely lacking depth at linebacker. Because they only have three that should see the field regularly – Hightower, Mayo, and Collins – expect a lot of 3-4 looks when the team does go to the base.