Mohamed Sanu trade officially announced, TE Eric Tomlinson released

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By Matt McCarthy, 985TheSportsHub.com

The Mohamed Sanu trade is official.

The Patriots formally announced the acquisition of the former Falcons wide receiver on Wednesday. In a corresponding move, the team released tight end Eric Tomlinson, who played just one game in a New England uniform.

The Patriots also confirmed the signing of special teamer Eric Bethel, who was signed after being let go by the Ravens. Safety Jordan Richards was released to make room for Bethel.

Sanu will wear No. 14, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN.

The Pats also signed offensive lineman Aaron Monterio, a Brockton native, to the practice squad.

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