The New England Patriots typically bring a ton of veteran wide receivers into training camp, and then let them battle it out for a roster spot. On Thursday, they brought another familiar name aboard.
We say "ultimate" in the sense that Jenkins can't break big plays anymore, not in the sense that he's one of the best possession receivers in football. (Like, say, Wes Welker.) A former first-round draft pick, Jenkins is nearing the end of the line for his career.
Jenkins has a chance to make the Patriots' roster because they are thin at wide receiver, with Danny Amendola and Donald Jones currently atop the depth chart. We'd expect the Patriots to keep adding veterans and potentially a rookie or two in April.
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