BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots didn’t add any players prior to the 4 p.m. trade deadline on Tuesday. Shortly after the deadline, they ended up losing a man.

The team placed cornerback Eric Rowe on injured reserve, according to ESPN’s Field Yates.

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Rowe has played in just four games this season as he has been battling a groin injury for the second straight season.

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He has defensed just one pass while recording 10 total tackles.

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The Patriots are eligible to activate rookie cornerback Duke Dawson off injured reserve in the coming weeks, and he could serve as a potential replacement on the roster.