Patriots sign Scott, Cole

The New England Patriots signed defensive end Trevor Scott and defensive back Marquice Cole on Monday.

Scott has spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Oakland Raiders, who selected him in the sixth round of the 2008 draft.

The 27-year-old has 97 tackles and 13 1/2 sacks in 58 career games (16 starts) with Oakland.

Cole, 28, has spent the first three years of his career with the New York Jets. The Northwestern product has 40 tackles and two interceptions in 37 career games.