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Patriots sign WR Dobson

Posted by Shalise Manza Young, Globe Staff  June 20, 2013 05:57 PM

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The Patriots have announced that they signed second-round pick Aaron Dobson. Dobson was the last of the team's seven draft picks to sign.

The 59th overall pick, Dobson is a 6-foot-3, 203 pound receiver. A three-year starter at Marshall, Dobson finished his career with 165 receptions for 2,398 yards and tied Troy Brown for fourth in school history with 24 touchdowns. Last fall, he had 57 receptions for 679 yards and three touchdowns.

Under the rookie salary slotting system, Dobson's deal is four years, with an approximate value of $3.43 million, including an $873,360 signing bonus.

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