Patriots sign tight end Kyle Auffray

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The Patriots have signed a tight end who can also punt and pass in a pinch.

New England has added first-year pro Kyle Auffray, the club said Monday. The 27-year-old Auffray had a two-month stint with Arizona leading up to the 2013 season. He played for New Hampshire from 2009 through 2010, playing tight end and serving as the club’s punter as a senior.

Before joining New Hampshire, Auffray was a quarterback at Mississippi State (2006-2007).

In another roster move Monday, the Patriots waived rookie wide receiver Derrick Johnson, who played collegiately at Maine.