Name:Joe Vellano(+) Coming off spring 2012 foot injury College:MarylandNumber: 72 Height: 6-1 Weight: 306 Position:DTPos2: DE Class/Draft Year:Sr/2013 40 Low: 5.25 40 Time:5.3540 High: 5.46
Projected Round:Stock:High: PFA Low: FA Rated number 44 out of 174 DT's585 / 2425 TOTAL
Data Scout Notes: 2012: 1stC/1stM...P1stM/PWCamp/PLombardi/PNagurski/POutland/PBednarik/PLott...2011: 1stM/PLombardi...2010: 2ndM
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Draft Scout Joe Vellano News
01/27/16 - DL Joe Vellano, who had his practice-squad contract expire from the Colts Jan. 11, was signed by the Patriots to a future contract for 2016 Tuesday (Jan. 26).
01/17/16 - DT Joe Vellano had his practice-squad contract expire from the Colts Monday (Jan. 11).
12/23/15 - Joe Vellano, who had his practice-squad contract terminated by the Patriots Sept. 30, was signed by the Colts to their practice squad Tuesday (Dec. 22).
10/01/15 - DL Joe Vellano had his practice-squad contract terminated by the Patriots Wednesday (Sept. 30).
09/26/15 - DL Joe Vellano was signed by the Patriots to their practice squad Friday (Sept. 25). Vellano, 26, was released by the Patriots on Aug. 31, 2015. He originally joined the Patriots as a rookie free agent out of Maryland on May 3, 2013. The 6-foot-2, 300-pounder, made the 53-man roster as a rookie and played in 16 games with eight starts and also played in both postseason games that season. He finished the year with 48 total tackles and two sacks. Vellano began the 2014 season on the 53-man roster and then was part of the practice squad before being re-signed to the 53-man roster in the postseason. He played in five games with one start in the regular season and also saw action in the AFC Championship Game vs. Indianapolis. He finished the 2014 season with six total tackles and one sack.