Patriots Blessed with Competition at WR, but Roster Spots All but Locked Down

June 9, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Aaron Dobson, Devin Lucien, DeAndre Carter, Chris Harper, Keshawn Martin, Nate Washington.
Pick a wide receiver from that list. The rest will probably not make the New England Patriots' final 53-man roster coming out of training camp. With Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, Chris Hogan, rookie Malcolm Mitchell and special teams ace Matthew Slater locking up five spots at receiver, there appears to be just one roster spot remaining. 
Based on the early performances in minicamp, these receivers all understand the gravity of the situation. 
Thus far, Dobson and Martin have stood out above the rest. Leaping catches and beating traffic have been the standard, and both have met it time after time. 
Dobson had the most impressive catch of minicamp on the first day, when he caught a one-handed left-handed touchdown grab while covered by two defenders. He continued that performance on Wednesday, with eight catches total and at least one from each of the...

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