Koutouvides recorded eight special teams tackles and one tackle on defense in the regular season and one special teams tackle in the postseason. The Patriots have announced the signings of two veterans: linebacker Niko Koutouvides and cornerback Marquice Cole. Cole did get one start and had one interception. Both players appeared in 14 games for the Patriots last season mostly in reserve duty. Both played in 14 games last season, primarily on special teams.