Of all the position groups, this may be the easiest to configure. The Patriots will likely add one more tight end for this year's team, a jump from just two a year prior. That makes room for newcomer Visanthe Shiancoe, who easily has the talent over rookie free agent Tyler Urban and converted defensive end Alex Silvestro.
Keep (3 TEs / 26 players total): Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez. Visanthe Shiancoe