Patriots sign Siliga, Williams

Foxboro, MA ( - The New England Patriots signed defensive tackle Sealver Siliga and signed tight end D.J. Williams to the 53-man roster.

Williams, 25, played in seven games with one start for Jacksonville this season before being released by the Jaguars on Nov. 4.

The 6-foot-2, 245-pounder originally entered the NFL as a fifth-round draft pick by Green Bay out of Arkansas in 2011. He has played in 33 NFL games with three starts and has nine receptions for 70 yards.

Siliga, 23, was signed by the Patriots to the practice squad on Oct. 23, 2013. He has spent time with San Francisco, Denver and Seattle since joining the NFL as a rookie free agent with the 49ers in 2011 out of Utah.

The Patriots also signed offensive tackle Patrick Ford to the practice squad.