BOSTON (CBS) – The Patriots are reportedly losing two more players to free agency.Ups And Downs: Patriots Run All Over Bills, Defense Makes The Big Plays In Monday Night Win
Wide receiver and kick return specialist Cordarrelle Patterson agreed to a 2-year deal with the Chicago Bears. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Patterson’s new deal is worth $10 million.
Former Patriots assistant Brian Flores is also reportedly bringing a familiar face to join the defense on his new team. Flores’ Miami Dolphins agreed to a 1-year, $3.5 million contract with cornerback Eric Rowe, Ian Rapoport reported.READ MORE: Mac Jones Threw Just Three Passes To Make Patriots History In Wild Win Over Bills
Rowe played in 21 games over the last three seasons for the Patriots. He missed significant time with injury during his tenure in New England.
Patriots fans who were hoping the team would make a big splash and land Giants star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. are out of luck. New York agreed Tuesday night to trade Beckham to the Cleveland Browns.
The division rival New York Jets, meanwhile, made an improvement overnight. Former Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell agreed to sign with the Jets, reportedly on a 4-year deal with a maximum value of $61 million.MORE NEWS: Weekend Reservations Needed At Brookline Christmas Tree Farm Due To Demand
The NFL league year officially begins at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.