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Report: TE Smith signed

Posted by Shalise Manza Young, Globe Staff  July 27, 2011 07:03 PM

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Two down, seven to go. According to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times, the Patriots have come to terms with fifth-round pick Lee Smith out of Marshall.

Wilson reported that Smith received a $170,000 signing bonus.

Smith, a 6-6, 266 pound tight end, is more of a blocker than pass-catcher. One AFC scouting exec told colleague Greg Bedard earlier this month that Smith is "one of the most overpowering run-blockers I've seen at tight end."

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