Patriots sign Antonio Johnson, Rufus Johnson, Dion Lewis

The New England Patriots signed three veterans to reserve-future deals.

They signed defensive lineman Antonio Johnson, who has played for the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans, outside linebacker Rufus Johnson and running back Dion Lewis.

Antonio Johnson has 143 career tackles and 4 1/2 sacks.

Rufus Johnson is a former New Orleans Saints sixth-round draft pick.

Lewis has played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns. He was released by Cleveland at the end of training camp last season and was signed by Indianapolis, who then cut him six days later.

Lewis has 171 career rushing yards on 36 attempts with two touchdowns and has three receptions for 21 yards.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.