Tarpinian has been on and off the team's roster since his rookie season last year. The 6-foot-3, 240-pound Iowa product recorded four defensive tackles and eight special teams tackles in 7 games last year He finished the season on I/R with a head injury. After being released as part of final roster cuts in August, Tarpinian was re-signed to the practice squad in September.
Tennant has also been on and off the Patriots roster. He was claimed off waivers from the New Orleans Saints Sept 1st, released Sept. 4th and re-signed on Sept. 29th. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Boston College lineman was drafted by the Saints in the fifth round (158th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has played both center and guard in the NFL.
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