Patriots re-sign free-agent defensive back Nate Ebner

BOSTON (AP) The New England Patriots have re-signed defensive back Nate Ebner, an unrestricted free agent who appeared in 15 games last season.

The Patriots announced the signing Tuesday. Terms were not immediately available.

The 27-year-old Ebner has spent the past four seasons in New England after being selected 197th overall in the 2012 NFL draft.

Ebner has appeared mostly on special teams in his 57 career games.

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