The New England Patriots activated tight end Visanthe Shiancoe from injured reserve on Saturday and added him to the 53-man roster.

Shiancoe landed on IR with the designation for recall after being bothered with a hamstring injury that landed him on injured reserve.

Shiancoe, 32, signed as a free agent with teh Patriots in the off-season.

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