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New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins set for return against Buffalo Bills

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Oct 10, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; New England Patriots inside linebacker Jamie Collins (58) reacts with defensive end Deatrich Wise (91) after getting a sack during the fourth quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 10, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; New England Patriots inside linebacker Jamie Collins (58) reacts with defensive end Deatrich Wise (91) after getting a sack during the fourth quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins will be activated off injured reserve and available to play against the Buffalo Bills on Monday night.

Collins’ agent, David Canter, announced his return on Twitter.

Collins, 32, returned to practice last week. He was put on IR on Nov. 13 with an ankle injury.

Collins has seven tackles, one sack and one interception in five games with the Patriots this season, which he began with the Detroit Lions. The Patriots signed him on Oct. 6, for his third stint with the team, after the Lions released him.

Collins was the Patriots’ second-round draft pick in 2013 out of Southern Miss, and he helped New England win the Super Bowl after the 2014 season, then received his lone Pro Bowl selection in 2015.

He was dealt to the Browns during the 2016 season and remained in Cleveland through 2018. Collins was back in New England for the 2019 season. He was with the Lions last year, starting 14 games

For his career, he has 693 tackles, 26.5 sacks, 19 forced fumbles, 12 interceptions and eight fumble recoveries.

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–Field Level Media