The Patriots are signing running back Bishop Sankey to their practice squad, tweets Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. Sankey was waived by the Titans earlier this week.
Sankey was once viewed as the Titans’ best running back and was expected to break out as a rookie in 2014. Sankey, 24 later this month, appeared in all 16 games for the Titans as a rookie but amassed only 569 yards off of 152 carries. Last season, Sankey’s role was reduced even further has he had only 47 rushing attempts for 193 yards in 13 games.
The Patriots, meanwhile, lost RB Dion Lewis for a good chunk of the season, and also released veteran Donald Brown. Therefore, Sankey, a former second-round pick, could certainly contribute during the upcoming season behind LeGarrette Blount, James White, and Brandon Bolden.
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