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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

With their open roster spot, the Patriots intend to sign WR/return specialist Damaris Johnson, who worked out for the team Monday and has remained in town. Johnson is a slot-type receiver at 5-foot-8, 175 pounds and has played for the Eagles (2012-2013) and Texans (2014). Also expect some WR-type movement on Patriots practice squad.


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