New England Patriots

The Patriots brought former New York Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg to Gillette Stadium for a Thursday visit, sources told ESPN’s Field Yates.

The 23-year-old Hackenberg was most recently with the Oakland Raiders, where he part of the organization for all of three weeks and participated in the Raiders’ OTAs before he was released. The Raiders had initially acquired Hackenberg from the Jets in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft choice. (The trade has since been negated due to Hackenberg’s release.)

Drafted by the Jets with the 51st overall pick in 2016, Hackenberg has yet to appear in an NFL game in his professional career. That made him the first quarterback in nearly four decades to be drafted in the first two rounds and not throw a pass in his first two seasons in the league.

The 6-foot-4 quarterback threw for 8,457 yards with 48 touchdowns and 31 interceptions during his three-year collegiate career at Penn State.

The Patriots currently have three quarterbacks signed to their roster in Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, and 2018 seventh-round draft pick Danny Etling.