FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots looked internal their division to search out some wait on at receiver, completing a change with the Dolphins on Tuesday to smash extinct DeVante Parker.
New England sent a 2023 third-round draft decide to Miami for Parker and a 2022 fifth-round decide.
Parker, a 2015 first-round decide, arrives in New England with 338 receptions for 4,727 yards and 24 touchdowns. His most productive season became in 2019 when he performed fifth in the NFL with 1,202 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.
But he has struggled with accidents throughout his seven seasons, exhibiting in handiest 24 games over the previous two seasons.
The Patriots are hoping Parker can add to a community of Patriots receivers that already comprises Kendrick Bourne, Jakobi Meyers and Nelson Agholor.
Both Bourne (55 catches, 800 yards, 5 TDs) and Meyers (83 catches, 866 yards, 2 TDs) are coming off excellent seasons, but discovering proper playmakers for quarterback Mac Jones is a priority as he prepares for his second season.
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