Report: Ex-Rutgers RB signed by New England Patriots
One former Rutgers star is getting a chance to stick with an NFL team.
According to Nick Underhill with The Athletic, Robert Martin has signed with the New England Patriots as of Sunday evening. It may be a tall task, but it looks like he will get a chance to make the 53-man roster.
Martin played for the Scarlet Knights from 2014-17 and posted a career-high 763 rushing yards in 2015. For his career, Martin finished with 2,274 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns. He ranks ninth on Rutgers’ all-time rushing list.
Patriots signed RB Robert Martin (Rutgers) and LB Scooby Wright
— Nick Underhill (@nick_underhill) August 25, 2019