While the New England Patriots’ quarterback room looks similar to the way it did during the 2020 campaign, save for the addition of first-rounder Mac Jones, the number of pass-catching options looks a bit different.
That’s because the Patriots went out and signed free-agent tight ends Jonnu Smith and Hunter Henry within the first two days of free agency. They also brought in wideouts Nelson Agholor and Kendrick Bourne while longtime veteran Julian Edelman decided to hang up his cleats.
The revamped receiver and tight end rooms certainly will be a treat to whichever Patriots signal-caller wins the job this summer. And with Jarrett Stidham obviously hoping that will be him, the third-year QB offered his initial impressions of the recent additions.
“They’ve all been really great,” Stidham said during a video conference Monday. “? Hunter, Jonnu, KB (Kendrick Bourne), Nelly (Nelson Agholor), the guys that are coming back, I mean everybody. It’s just been so good to …