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Report: Patriots bringing Kenny Britt back for Monday workout

Report: Patriots bringing Kenny Britt back for Monday workout

A familiar face may soon be spotted in the Patriots' revolving door at wide receiver:

Britt suffered a hamstring injury during OTA workouts in the spring and never was able to fully participate in training camp. Still, his release in late August was a surprise, given how thin the Pats are at the position.

The Patriots have been loading up on wideouts since releasing Britt, even bringing in two new ones earlier in the week. But one of them -- Bennie Fowler -- has already been cut loose, so obviously they're still looking for answers at the position. Now they'll see if Britt can come back and provide some.

Can Jordan Matthews and Malcolm Mitchell be far behind?

UPDATE: Maybe that last line wasn't such a joke:

 

Report: Patriots 'probably' not going to sign Dez Bryant

Report: Patriots 'probably' not going to sign Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant's desire to play for the Patriots is pretty apparent, but it still doesn't seem the feeling is mutual.

From old friend Mike Giardi, now with the NFL Network:

One thing's for sure:  With Riley McCarron and Chad Hansen no longer on the scene, the Pats need bodies at wide receiver. Julian Edelman's PED suspension still has three games to run, so the Pats are down to three active wideouts: Phillip Dorsett, Cordarrelle Patterson and Chris Hogan. (Four, if you count special-teams captain Matthew Slater.) Another wide receiver, Jace Billingsley, is currently on the practice squad.

Report: Patriots gave McDaniels five-year contract, made him highest-paid coordinator 'by far'

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Report: Patriots gave McDaniels five-year contract, made him highest-paid coordinator 'by far'

Josh McDaniels stunned many people when he turned down the Colts' head coaching job last winter to stay on as Patriots offensive coordinator. But he reportedly had millions -- upon millions -- reasons to do so.

According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Patriots gave McDaniels a five-year contract -- which "never happens for a coordinator" -- at a yearly rate that "eclipses $4 million per year" at one point.

“From what I’m being told," Rapoport said Sunday on NFL Gameday, "he is being paid like a first-time head coach, the highest-paid coordinator in football by far."