The New England Patriots added some new faces to the offensive side of the practice field on Monday in running backs Kenneth Farrow and Khalfani Muhammed, along with wide receiver K.J. Maye, according to ESPN’s Mike Reiss.
New players for the Patriots: WR K.J. Maye, RB Kenneth Farrow, RB Khalfani Muhammad. More details to come.— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) August 27, 2018
In 13 games with the Chargers in 2016, Farrow rushed for 192 yards (averaging 3.2 yards per carry), and added 70 yards on 13 receptions before a shoulder injury ended his season. Injured in the 2017 preseason, Farrow was waived and placed on the Chargers’ reserve list with an ankle injury before he was waived by Los Angeles in April.
Muhammed, meanwhile, comes to the Patriots after spending the majority of the 2017 season on the Tennessee Titans’ practice squad. A seventh-round selection of the Titans in 2017, the 23-year-old Muhammed rushed for 827 yards in 11 games for Cal.
Farrow and Muhammed come to the Patriots in a camp already loaded with bodies at the running back position, and with 2018 first-round pick Sony Michel returning to practice for the first time in over three weeks on Monday.
At the wideout spot, Maye returns to the Patriots after spending the 2017 preseason in New England. An undrafted free agent whose career included stops with the Giants and Titans before joining the Patriots last summer, Maye’s preseason showing with the Patriots included 10 catches for 66 yards and a touchdown before he was waived before the start of the regular season.
Maye’s return to the organization comes on the heels of Eric Decker’s retirement from the National Football League.
The Patriots conclude their preseason Thursday night against the Giants.