|Patriots sign QB Gutierrez to practice squad|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 10 September 2008 05:18|
Gutierrez was released on the team's final roster cutdown for the regular season after spending all last season with the Patriots as the third-string quarterback behind Tom Brady and Matt Cassel. He originally signed before last season as a rookie free agent out of Idaho State.
Brady went on injured reserve after suffering a left knee injury midway through the first quarter of last Sunday's opener and is out for the season. Cassel came in and helped the Patriots to a 17-10 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Rookie Kevin O'Connell is the only other quarterback currently on the roster.