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The Patriots are expected to re-sign tight end Benjamin Watson, a source told ESPN.

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  • The Patriots officially placed FB Jakob Johnson on injured reserve today. Earlier today, I asked offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels how losing two fullbacks affects plans.
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  • News story: TE Benjamin Watson, who was back at Gillette Stadium today, is expected to re-sign with the Patriots. https://t.co/3IBxVfrTP6
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  • Per @FieldYates, the Patriots are expected to re-sign veteran TE Benjamin Watson. When the Patriots released Watson last Monday, Bill Belichick said they didn't have a roster spot for him. Some injuries have now altered the picture.
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  • Bret Bielema highlights the"assist" statistic in basketball and says that if they had it in football, Adam Butler would rate highly. He creates a lot of opportunities for teammates.
    Patriots DL coach Bret Bielema, to @tomecurran, on the smarts of DT Adam Butler and his notable improvement this year: "He uses that Vanderbilt degree every day."
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  • Patriots DL coach Bret Bielema, to @tomecurran, on the smarts of DT Adam Butler and his notable improvement this year: "He uses that Vanderbilt degree every day."
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  • To add context to this quote from Bill Belichick, he said Harry has kept up mentally, so that wouldn't be a factor on determining if he was ready. It is tied to how when a team has been practicing for six straight weeks, that's significant time missed for someone on IR.
    Bill Belichick on N'Keal Harry: "Physically he needs to be able to show he can go out there and participate competitively at the practice level that we're at. Hopefully that's where he'll be, but we'll make our final evaluations on that before we put him out there."
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  • Bill Belichick on N'Keal Harry: "Physically he needs to be able to show he can go out there and participate competitively at the practice level that we're at. Hopefully that's where he'll be, but we'll make our final evaluations on that before we put him out there."
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  • Bill Belichick on if he plans to have rookie WR N'Keal Harry start practicing this week off IR: "If he's ready, yes." Asked how Harry is progressing, Belichick said, "We hope he'll be ready to go."
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  • Bill Belichick: "Tom breaks a record every week, so we could really probably give him a game ball after every game. But I think this one for what he's accomplished in terms of total career passing yards is pretty noteworthy."
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  • News story (via @TheGregHillShow): Tom Brady won't try to lure Gronk out of retirement. Also, Brady's reaction to receiving a game ball from Bill Belichick. https://t.co/oRk7cCM0Gd
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