Niko Koutouvides LB NE 2 years ago

Patriots re-signed LB Niko Koutouvides to a one-year deal.

Koutouvides is a special teamer who played just nine defensive snaps last season. He did start one game for the Pats in 2011, but is unlikely to see more than a handful of plays at linebacker this upcoming season.

Niko Koutouvides LB NE 3 years ago

Patriots re-signed LB Niko Koutouvides.

Koutouvides is a core special teamer that has been doing the roster dance with the Patriots for more than a year.

Niko Koutouvides LB NE 3 years ago

Patriots re-signed LB Niko Koutouvides to a one-year contract.

Koutouvides is a special teamer. The 31-year-old appeared in eight games for New England last season, making one start due to injuries and 14 tackles.

Niko Koutouvides LB NE 4 years ago

Patriots signed LB Niko Koutouvides.

Koutouvides will provide special teams help. He spent training camp with the Pats before getting released at final cuts.

Niko Koutouvides LB NE 4 years ago

Free agent LB Niko Koutouvides worked out for the Dolphins on Thursday.

The journeyman special teamer was released by the Patriots during final cuts.

Niko Koutouvides LB NE 4 years ago

Patriots released LB Niko Koutouvides.

Koutouvides is a journeyman special teamer, but it's not a great sign that he failed to make the team after reuniting with special teams coordinator Scott O'Brien. Tracy White could benefit from Koutouvides' release.

Niko Koutouvides LB NE 4 years ago

Patriots signed LB Niko Koutouvides.

The seven-year veteran is purely a special teamer, racking up 101 tackles in kick coverage in 103 NFL games. He played under special teams coordinator Scott O'Brien in Denver three years ago.