Can’t remember all that has happened with the Pats this off season? Here is an list of all the transactions for the New England Patriots from this 2012 season. Note: some of the dates may not be the official date of the transaction; the dates listed below may reflect when the transaction was first reported in the media as opposed to when it was officially announced by the team.



Feb 7: LB Markell Carter signed a future contract
Feb 7: WR Britt Davis signed a future contract
Feb 7: OL Matt Kopa signed a future contract
Feb 7: DE Aaron Lavarias signed a future contract
Feb 7: LB Mike Rivera signed a future contract
Feb 7: WR Tiquan Underwood signed a future contract
Feb 7: S Ross Ventrone signed a future contract
Feb 12: RB Eric Kettani signed a future contract
Feb 22: DL Mike Wright released
Feb 22: OL Rich Ohrnberger released


March 5: WR Wes Welker designated as Franchise Player
March 13: RFA QB Brain Hoyer tendered contract (2nd round tender)
March 13: ERFA DT Kyle Love tendered contract
March 13: LB Niko Koutouvides re-signed
March 13: WR Matthew Slater re-signed
March 14: LB Tracy White re-signed
March 14: DL Jonathan Fanene signed (was with Bengals in 2011)
March 15: DT Marcus Harrison signed (last with Bears)
March 15: S Steve Gregory signed (Chargers)
March 15: C/G Dan Connolly re-signed
March 16: LB Christian Cox released
March 17: WR Anthony Gonzalez signed (Colts)
March 17: DE Trevor Scott signed (Raiders)
March 17: WR Brandon Lloyd signed (Rams)
March 18: TE Daniel Fells signed (Broncos)
March 19: WR Donte’ Stallworth signed (Redskins)
March 19: G Robert Gallery signed (Seahawks)
March 19: CB Marquice Cole signed (Jets)
March 21: CB Will Allen signed (Dolphins)
March 21: QB Tom Brady restructures his contract (cap savings of $7.2 million)
March 22: WR Deion Branch re-signed
March 22: FB Spencer Larsen signed (Broncos)
March 23: QB Brian Hoyer signs RFA tender
March 25: WR Chad Johnson restructures contract, reducing base salary from $3 million to $1 million
March 26: FB Tony Fiammetta signed (Cowboys)
March 26: FB Lousaka Polite released


April 5: LB Bobby Carpenter signed (Cowboys)
April 13: C Dan Koppen re-signed
April 13: K Chris Koepplin signed
April 16: DT Kyle Love signs ERFA tender
April 24: LT Matt Light placed on reserved/retired list
April 25: US Navy approves early release for RB Eric Kettani, which allows him to return to Pats active roster rather than remain on reserve/military list

April 26: Pats trade their 27th and 93rd (3rd round) draft picks for Bengals’ 21st draft pick
April 26: Syracuse DE Chandler Jones drafted (1.21)
April 26: Pats trade their 31st and 126th (4th round) draft picks for Broncos’ 25th draft pick
April 26: Alabama LB Dont’a Hightower drafted (1.25)
April 27: Illinois S Tavon Wilson drafted (2.48)
April 27: Pats trade pick 2.62 to Packers for 3.90 and 5.163
April 27: Arkansas DE Jake Bequette drafted (3.90)
April 28: Pats trade pick 5.163 to Packers for 7.224 and 7.235
April 28: Ohio State S Nate Ebner drafted (6.197)
April 28: Nebraska CB Alfonzo Dennard drafted (7.224)
April 28: Northwestern WR Jeremy Ebert drafted (7.235)

April 28: South Florida UDFA OL Jeremiah Warren signed
April 28: Iowa UDFA OL Markus Zusevics signed
April 28: Iowa UDFA TE Brad Herman signed
April 30: Kentucky UDFA WR Matt Roark signed
April 30: Miami UDFA DL Marcus Forston signed


May 1: DL Gerard Warren re-signed
May 2: Mississippi UDFA RB Brandon Bolden signed
May 2: Rutgers UDFA DE Justin Francis signed
May 2: WR Jabar Gaffney signed (Redskins)
May 2: Director of Pro Personnel Jason Licht resigns; accepts position with the Arizona Cardinals
May 3: National Scout Kyle O’Brien resigns after 12 years with Pats
May 3: WR Tiquan Underwood released
May 5: RB Joseph Addai signed (Colts)
May 7: LT Matt Light retires
May 10: Coaching staff additions and responsibilities announced; Matt Patricia is named Defensive Coordinator and Steve Belichick is named a coaching assistant.
May 11: S Tavon Wilson signs contract
May 15: QB Mike Hartline released
May 15: WR Wes Welker signs franchise tender
May 16: WR Jeremy Ebert signs contract
May 17: CB Alfonzo Dennard signs contract
May 18: Montana UDFA OL Jon Opperud signed (Seahawks)
May 21: S Nate Ebner signs contract
May 23: DE Chandler Jones signs contract
May 25: G/C Jamey Richard signed (Colts)
May 29: WR Anthony Gonzalez released
May 29: Kentucky UDFA TE Nick Melillo signed


June 4: WR Troy Brown elected to Patriots Hall of Fame
June 7: OLB/DE Markell Carter released
June 7: TE Nick Melillo released
June 7: WR Chad Johnson released
June 7: OL Jon Opperud released
June 7: TE Bo Scaife signed (Bengals)
June 8: TE Rob Gronkowski signs contract extension
June 8: OL Mike Ingersoll signed (Bucs)
June 11: TE Brad Herman waived/injured
June 11: TE Tyler Urban signed (Bucs)
June 11: WR Jesse Holley signed (Cowboys)
June 12: TE Brad Herman placed on IR
June 12: TE Jake Ballard claimed off waivers (Giants)
June 14: DE Jake Bequette signs contract
June 18: TE Bo Scaife released
June 18: OL Mike Ingersoll released
June 22: S James Ihedigbo re-signed


July 18: LB Dont’a Hightower signs contract
July 19: WR Jeremy Ebert fails physical and is placed on active/PUP; DE Justin Francis, WR Matt Roark, OL Jeremiah Warren and OL Markus Zusevics fail physicals and are placed on active/NFI
July 20: DE Justin Francis passes physical and is activated
July 20: WR Matt Roark released
July 23: DT Kyle Love signs ERFA tender
July 24: TE Visanthe Shiancoe signed (Vikings)
July 25: DL Tim Bulman signed (Texans)
July 25: RG Brian Waters placed on Did Not Report list
July 25: LB Brandon Spikes removed from PUP list
July 25: OL Nick McDonald placed on active/PUP
July 26: RB Joseph Addai released
July 27: OL Jeremiah Warren removed from PUP/NFI
July 27: Oregon UDFA OL Darrion Weems signed (Vikings)


Aug 2: Temple UDFA OL Derrick Dennis signed (Dolphins)
Aug 2: OL Jamey Richard placed on IR
Aug 2: OT Dustin Waldron claimed off waivers (Dolphins)
Aug 2: OL Nick McDonald removed from PUP list
Aug 4: RB Kareem Huggins signed (Bucs)
Aug 4: S Derrick Martin signed (Ravens)
Aug 4: OL Robert Gallery retires
Aug 4: FB Tony Fiammetta placed on Exempt/Left Squad list
Aug 5: RB Kareem Huggins released
Aug 8: Duke UDFA Kyle Hill signed
Aug 12: LG Logan Mankins removed from PUP list
Aug 13: WR Britt Davis released (waived/injured)
Aug 13: LB Dane Fletcher released (waived/injured)
Aug 14: LB Dane Fletcher placed on IR
Aug 17: RB Jeff Demps signed
Aug 19: TE Daniel Fells removed from PUP list
Aug 19: RT Sebastian Vollmer removed from PUP list
Aug 20: OT Kyle Hix released (waived/injured)
Aug 21: OT Kyle Hix placed on IR
Aug 21: DL Jonathan Fanene released
Aug 21: OL Kyle Hill released
Aug 21: K Chris Koepplin released
Aug 22: DT Kyle Love signs contract extension

Aug 26: DL Gerard Warren released
Aug 26: S Josh Barret waived/injured; placed on IR
Aug 26: S Ross ventrone waived/injured
Aug 27: TE Aaron Hernandez signs contract extension
Aug 27: WR Donte’ Stallworth released
Aug 27: DL Tim Bullman released
Aug 27: FB Spencer Larsen waived/injured; placed on IR
Aug 27: TE Jake Ballard placed on Reserve/PUP
Aug 27: WR Jabar Gaffney released
Aug 27: CB Will Allen placed on IR
Aug 27: DT Myron Pryor placed on Reserve/PUP
Aug 27: T Markus Zusevics placed on Reserve/NFI
Aug 27: WR Kerry Taylor claimed off waivers (Vikings)

Aug 31: QB Brian Hoyer cut
Aug 31: C Dan Koppen cut
Aug 31: WR Deion Branch cut
Aug 31: S James Ihedigbo cut
Aug 31: S Derrick Martin cut
Aug 31: DE Aaron Lavarias cut
Aug 31: S Sergio Brown cut
Aug 31: T Matt Kopa cut
Aug 31: FB/RB Eric Kettani cut
Aug 31: T Darrion Weems cut
Aug 31: LB Jeff Tarpinian cut
Aug 31: TE/DE Alex Silvestro cut
Aug 31: OL Derrick Dennis cut
Aug 31: OL Jeremiah Warren cut
Aug 31: WR Jeremy Ebert cut
Aug 31: TE Tyler Urban cut
Aug 31: WR Kerry Taylor cut
Aug 31: DL Marcus Harrison cut
Aug 31: WR Jesse Holley cut
Aug 31: LB Niko Koutouvides cut
Aug 31: CB Malcolm Williams cut
Aug 31: OL Dustin Waldron cut
Aug 31: RB Jeff Demps placed on IR


Sept 1: TE Alex Silvestro joins Practice Squad
Sept 1: FB Eric Kettani joins Practice Squad
Sept 1: LB Jeff Tarpinian joins Practice Squad
Sept 1: C Matt Tenant claimed off waivers (Saints)
Sept 1: WR Greg Salas acquired in trade from Rams in exchange for late 2015 draft pick
Sept 1: DB Ross Ventrone receives injury settlement and is released from injured reserve; is eligible to return to team in six weeks
Sept 1: Kent State UDFA WR Sam Kirkland joins Practice Squad (Redskins)
Sept 1: LB Bobby Carpenter cut
Sept 1: G Thomas Austin joins Practice Squad
Sept 1: T Matt Kopa joins Practice Squad
Sept 1: DB Malcolm Williams joins Practice Squad
Sept 2: FB James Develin joins Practice Squad (Bengals)
Sept 4: RB/FB Eric Kettani released from Practice Squad
Sept 4: C Matt Tennant released
Sept 4: RB/FB Lex Hilliard signed (Dolphins)
Sept 4: OL Jeremiah Warren joins Practice squad
Sept 5: WR Sam Kirkland released from Practice Squad
Sept 5: TE Michael Hoomanawanui signed (Rams)
Sept 5: WR Kerry Taylor joins Practice Squad
Sept 5: TE Visanthe Shiancoe placed on in-season IR





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