Patriots re-sign tight end Hoomanawanui

The New England Patriots re-signed restricted free-agent tight

end Michael Hoomanawanui on Tuesday. Terms of the contract weren’t

disclosed.

The 24-year-old Hoomanawanui made six starts and played in 14

regular-season games after joining New England as a free agent in

September. He had five receptions for 109 yards.

In 30 regular-season games with St. Louis and New England, the

6-foot-4, 263-pound former Illinois player has 25 receptions for

2,338 yards and three touchdowns.