CAREER TRANSACTIONS Josh Kline
was signed by the New England Patriots to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Nov. 2, 2013 ... Originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent on (5/3/13) ... Released by New England (9/2/13) ... Signed by New England to the practice squad (9/4/13) ... Signed by New England to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (9/7/13) ... Released by New England (9/7/13) ... Signed by New England to the practice squad (9/13/13). SEASONAL REVIEWS 2014 (12/4, 2/1)
2013 (7/1, 0/0)
- Did not see game action as a reserve offensive lineman in the Super Bowl XLIX win vs. Seattle (2/1/15).
- Made his first career postseason start at right guard in the AFC Championship win vs. Indianapolis (1/18/15).
- Made his postseason debut, filling in at right guard with Ryan Wendell sliding over to take the place of injured center Bryan Stork, in the AFC Divisional win vs. Baltimore (1/10/15).
- Started at left guard vs. Buffalo (12/28).
- Made his third start of the season at left guard in place of injured starter Dan Connolly in the win at N.Y. Jets (12/21).
- Subbed in at left guard for injured starter Dan Connolly in the fourth quarter of the win vs. Miami (12/14).
- Rotated in at guard and on special teams vs. Chicago (10/26), vs. Denver (11/2), at Indianapolis (11/16), vs. Detroit (11/23), at Green Bay (11/30) and at San Diego (12/7).
- Started at right guard in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (10/16).
- Started his first game of the season at right guard in the win at Buffalo (10/12).
- Made his season debut as part of the field goal unit and replaced Marcus Cannon at left guard on the final drive in the win at Minnesota (9/14).
- Inactive at Miami (9/7), vs. Oakland (9/21), at Kansas City (9/29) and vs. Cincinnati (10/5).
- Played in seven regular-season games with one start.
- Spent majority of the season on the practice squad with two separate stints on the 53-man roster.
- Was active but did not play in the postseason.
- Appeared in his first NFL game vs. Pittsburgh (11/3), coming in at left guard for the final play kneel down.
- Came on to play left guard after Nate Solder left with a head injury at Miami (12/15) and Logan Mankins slid over to left tackle.
- Made the first start of his career at left guard at Baltimore (12/22), in place of Logan Mankins starting at left tackle for an injured Nate Solder.
- Appeared at right guard, right tackle and on special teams in four seasons after redshirting as a freshman.
- Named to Phil Steele’s All-MAC team and earned second-team All-MAC honors as a senior.
- Son of Rick and Julie Kline.
- Two-time second-team all-conference pick at Mason High School (Mason, Ohio).
- Was a standout wrestler, winning the state title as a senior and finishing with a 45-1 record that year.
- Majored in history.