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Thursday, March 14, 2013
Report: Receiver Jones visiting Patriots
By Field Yates
A day after signing free-agent wide receiver
, the Patriots will host former Bills wideout
, according to
Tim Graham of the Buffalo News
Jones, 25, spent three years in Buffalo after being undrafted out of Youngstown State. The Bills declined to tender him as a restricted free agent this offseason, allowing him to hit the open market.
The 6-foot, 208-pound Jones set career highs in catches (43), yards (443) and touchdowns (4) in 2012, serving as one of Buffalo's secondary targets in their multiple-WR sets.
In two games against the Patriots in 2012, Jones totaled eight catches for 164 yards, including a touchdown in each contest; he had a career-long catch of 68 yards in the Week 4 matchup in Buffalo.
The Patriots have only Amendola and
as established wide receivers under contract for 2013.