FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, in Houston.  The Patriots first pick in next week's NFL draft in Chicago is in the second round, 60th overall. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Pats not dwelling on lost draft pick

The Patriots forfeited their first-round pick for 2016 as part of their punishment stemming from the league’s investigation of deflated foot…

New England Patriots defensive tackle Dominique Easley, left, and cornerback Logan Ryan (26) congratulate defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, center, on his interception in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 16-9. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Pats cut Dominique Easley

The New England Patriots have released defensive lineman Dominique Easley, a first-round draft pick two years ago.

New York Giants defensive tackle Markus Kuhn (78) adjusts his helmet during NFL football minicamp, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Pats sign DL Markus Kuhn

The New England Patriots signed unrestricted free-agent defensive lineman Markus Kuhn on Thursday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.