BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots had one of the worst — if not the very worst — tight end groups in the NFL last year. The team clearly set out to change that in free agency.
By signing Hunter Henry and Jonnu Smith, Bill Belichick completely reshaped his offense, revitalizing a position that’s been critical to the Patriots’ success for decades.READ MORE: Patriots Injury Report: Trent Brown, Josh Uche Questionable Vs. Saints
And on Wednesday, after the first practice session of training camp, Smith threw out a potential nickname for the new two-headed tight end monster in New England.READ MORE: Josh Gordon Reinstated By NFL, Eligible To Play In Week 4
“Boston TE Party,” Smith said, obviously referencing the Boston Tea Party. “Boston TE Party. Let’s bring it back.”
Of Henry, Smith said he’s a “hell of a player, hell of a tight end, hell of a man.MORE NEWS: Here's One Crazy Mac Jones Statistic After His First Two NFL Games
“We’re gonna do great things together,” Smith promised.