The New England Patriots have a new wide receiver.
NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that free agent wideout Bruce Ellington is going to sign a one-year contract with the Pats.
Free agent WR Bruce Ellington is signing a 1-year deal with the #Patriots, source said. He's worked his way around the New England tree, now with the Pats.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 14, 2019
Ellington reportedly was going to visit the Patriots on Thursday.
Ellington was a fourth-round pick (106th overall) of the San Francisco 49ers in the 2014 NFL Draft.
He joins a Patriots wide receiver group that includes Julian Edelman, Phillip Dorsett, Braxton Berrios, Matthew Slater and Damoun Patterson. Josh Gordon, who's still suspended indefinitely by the NFL, is an RFA. Chris Hogan remains an unrestricted free agent.
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