Patriots Sign Another Wide Receiver: Jeremy Johnson

FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots have signed undrafted rookie wide receiver Jeremy Johnson.

Johnson fills the last remaining spot on the Patriots’ 90-man roster after the team released OL R.J. Mattes.

Johnson, who returned kicks in addition to being a wide receiver at Southern Methodist University, caught 112 passes for 1,112 yards and six touchdowns in his senior year last season. He finished his collegiate career with 196 receptions, 1,936 yards and 10 touchdowns.

He is listed at 6 feet, 179 pounds. His 40-yard dash at his pro day was 4.64 while his three-cone drill was a 6.91.

Johnson is now one of 12 wide receivers on the team’s roster.


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