The NY Jets announced that the signed CB Ras-I Dowling to a reserve/future contract.
We have signed CB Ras-I Dowling to a reserve/future contract.
— New York Jets (@nyjets) January 6, 2014
From his Wikipedia page:
Dowling played 2 games for the Patriots in the 2011 season before injuring his hip in Week 2 against San Diego. On October 29, 2011 the Patriots placed him on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season.
On October 26, 2012, Dowling was placed on injured reserve with a torn thigh muscle, ending his 2012 season. On August 28, 2013, the Patriots released Dowling as part of their roster cutdown to 75 players.
Here is a thread from JetNation with more information on Ras-I Dowling.