The Patriots have reportedly agreed to phrases with vast receiver Nelson Agholor on a two-year deal price $26 million, in accordance to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport was first to report the transfer.
Agholor had a career-high 896 receiving yards in 2020 with the Raiders and tied a career-high eight landing receptions. The Patriots had been in determined want of pass-catchers and quarterback Cam Newton now has one other weapon in his offense.
Jakobi Meyers was the main receiver for the Patriots in 2020 with solely 729 yards and the group was twenty seventh within the NFL when it got here to receiving yards however broke the financial institution on Monday to enhance in each side of their sport.
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Moreover Agholor, the Patriots have reportedly agreed to phrases with tight finish Jonnu Smith, cross rusher Matt Judon, cornerback Jalen Mills and vast receiver Kendrick Bourne.
New England completed 7-9 in 2020 and Newton had a disappointing first yr with the group that was additionally affected by COVID-19. Newton solely threw for eight touchdowns—the identical quantity of touchdowns Agholor and Smith caught in 2020 every.
The Patriots could discover themselves proper again on high of the AFC East with its latest additions.
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