They're still waiting on Aqib Talib up in Foxboro. In the meantime, the New England Patriots have retained one of their other cornerbacks.

The team has reached an agreement in principle with Kyle Arrington on a four-year deal, according to a person informed of the talks between the sides. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because the deal is not yet signed.

Arrington has been a starter for New England for much of the past three seasons. He had seven interceptions in 2011.

Arrington is the second player to sign a contract with the Pats Friday. Wide receiver Donald Jones agreed to terms in the morning and signed in the afternoon. Defensive ends John Abraham and Dwight Freeney, safety Adrian Wilson and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders are also in the building for visits.

Also, the Patriots have signed wide receiver Donald Jones.

He has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the New England Patriots, according to a person informed of the talks between the sides. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been finalized and signed.