The Patriots might need to add a further cross catcher.
New England met with 4 broad receivers – Justin Hunter, Nick Williams, Papi White and Travin Dural – on Monday, in accordance with a report from ESPN, which cites an unidentified league supply.
Hunter is the largest title in that group as he has recorded 13 landing catches over his six NFL seasons with the Titans, Payments, Dolphins and Steelers.
The Patriots labored out 4 broad receivers at this time, per supply: Nick Williams (Titans), Justin Hunter (Steelers), Papi White (Jaguars) and Travin Dural (Saints).
– Subject Yates (@FieldYates) July 22, 2019
The Patriots may very well be on the lookout for depth on the place after information surfaced earlier within the day that veteran Julian Edelman will miss about three weeks of coaching camp with a finger harm.
Edelman signed a two-year, $18 million extension with New England this offseason. He is anticipated to be quarterback Tom Brady’s prime goal after tight finish Rob Gronkowski retired within the offseason.
“I’m extremely excited for the new year. This is a new team,” Edelman stated final week, through ESPN. “With coaching camp developing, that is form of like when faculty is again in session. We had summer season break. You get to see all of the fellas, and that is the place you be taught your crew, be taught one another and turn into accountable for one another, and create a consistency collectively.
“This is like the beginning shape form of your team, these next few weeks. It’s a crucial point. You put a lot of hard work in during the spring and it’s the next step until you’re playing with other teams.”
Edelman was named the Tremendous Bowl 53 MVP after he caught 10 passes for 141 yards within the Patriots’ 13-Three win over the Rams.