Reports: KR Leon Washington, WR Donald Jones Visiting Patriots On Thursday
BOSTON (CBS) – A pair of free agents will be in Foxboro to visit with the Patriots on Thursday, according to reports.
Kick returner/running back Leon Washington and wide reciever Donald Jones will both be in New England on Thursday as the Patriots look to build up their offense following the departure of receiver Wes Welker on Wednesday.
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The Patriots signed receiver Danny Amendola to a five-year, $31-million deal on Wednesday shortly after Welker reached an agreement with the Denver Broncos, but could use either player they’re meeting with on Thursday for depth purposes.
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Washington, who was cut by Seattle earlier this week, averaged 29.0 yards on kickoff returns and 8.7 yards on punt returns last season, making the second Pro Bowl of his career. The 30-year-old has eight kickoff returns over his seven-year career to go with 16 rushing and two receiving scores.
Thomas, a 6-8, 208-pound receiver, spent all three of his NFL seasons with the Buffalo Bills. He has 82 career receptions and six touchdowns in 35 games, with his best season coming in 2012 when he recorded a career-highs in receptions (41), yards (443) and touchdowns (4).