In a corresponding move, the Patriots are releasing running back Kenjon Barner, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source.
Coleman's return to New England comes with a caveat -- he's on the practice squad. This is the latest stop what has been a disappointing career thus far for the 2016 first-round pick.
Coleman has 56 career receptions for 718 yards with five TDs.
Here are other transactions we're tracking Wednesday:
- The San Francisco 49ers released offensive lineman Matt Tobin in order to create room on their roster for linebacker Reuben Foster as he comes back from his two-game suspension to start this season, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports. Tobin previously saw time with the Patriots this spring and summer.
- The Minnesota Vikings released nose tackle David Parry to make room for veteran tackle Tom Johnson, whom they signed Tuesday.