Patriots Add Demarcus Ayers to Practice Squad

By Tyler Candelaria

According to Aaron Wilson, who provides coverage of the NFL for the National Football Post, receiver Demarcus Ayers will sign with the Patriots practice squad. It was reported that Ayers turned down an offer to remain with the Steelers on their practice squad.

Jacob Klinger from reported last week that Ayers would turned down a practice squad offer from the Steelers if he did not make the 53 man roster.

Ayers was selected in the 7th round out of Houston last season. After battling injuries early in the season he was signed to the active roster for the final two games of the season. He then played in two playoff games before being a healthy scratch against New England.

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