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Mack Wilson pitches Jerry Jeudy, DeAndre Hopkins on Patriots


Mar 17, 2023

Mack Wilson Sr. re-upped with the New England Patriots on Thursday, and he’s wasting no time attempting to help his squad.

The veteran linebacker, who reportedly signed a one-year deal worth up to $ 2.2 million to return to New England in 2023, attempted to obtain the ear of two greater-profile wide receivers — DeAndre Hopkins and Jerry Jeudy — on Twitter Thursday evening.

Could possibly as nicely shoot your shot, suitable?

The Athletic’s Jeff Howe reported Wednesday that the Patriots have referred to as each and every the Arizona Cardinals and Denver Broncos about trading for Hopkins and Jeudy, respectively. No deal has materialized nonetheless, nonetheless, and mostly primarily based on present reports, components are not trending in the suitable path for New England on either player.

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Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer reported Wednesday that the Patriots are not in the mix for Hopkins “as of now” just soon after signing wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster to a three-year deal in no price agency. On Thursday, Mike Klis of 9News in Denver reported the Broncos in no way look interested in trading Jeudy, believing that he and Courtland Sutton can thrive beneath new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi.

While the Patriots have spent considerable sources on a pair of pass-catchers (Smith-Schuster on a three-year, $ 33 million deal and Gesicki on a a single-year deal worth up to $ 9 million), they nonetheless could use an added talent player to strengthen an offense that ranked 26th in the NFL in yards per game final season. The query is no matter if they’d want to absorb Hopkins’ hefty contract ($ 30 million cap hit for 2023) or element with a initial-round opt for to land Jeudy.

If gives for Hopkins or Jeudy in no way materialize, there are other no price-agent wide receivers for the Patriots to target — or the group could turn to the 2023 NFL Draft, specifically exactly where a handful of talented wideouts could be obtainable for New England at No. 14 all round.

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