Patriots sign defensive tackle Terrell McClain

Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Defensive tackle Terrell McClain reached an agreement with the New England Patriots, the team announced. No terms of the contract were released.

On Wednesday, the New England Patriots announced that they have come to terms with defensive tackle Terrell McClain. To make room for McClain, defensive lineman Marcus Forston was released, according to the team's official website.

The 24-year-old McClain has had some experience as a starter in the NFL. In 2011, he made 12 starts for the Carolina Panthers, but was only able to amass 19 tackles (13 solo), one sack and a fumble recovery.

The Panthers drafted McClain in the third round two years ago out of South Florida hoping he would become a mainstay, but that never materialized.

The 6'2, 300-pound lineman will provide some depth for New England behind Vince Wilfork and Kyle Love.

As for Forston, he was cut after spending just a few months with the organization. The 22-year-old was signed as an undrafted free agent from the University of Miami (Fla.) and was inactive in the first two regular season games before making his debut against the Baltimore Ravens last weekend.

This story originally appeared at SB Nation.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.