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Jamie Collins and Kyle Van Noy are both leaving the Patriots

The two linebackers have agreed to deals with other teams.

Jamie Collins. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff

Not all members of the “Boogeymen” will be returning to the Patriots next season.

Linebacker Jamie Collins has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Detroit Lions, while linebacker Kyle Van Noy has reportedly agreed to a four-year, $51 million deal with the Miami Dolphins.

Van Noy thanked the Patriots via Twitter Monday night. After the Lions traded him and a seventh-round pick for a sixth-round pick, Van Noy played three and a half seasons in New England and won two Super Bowl titles.

Both Collins and Van Noy are reuniting with former Patriots defensive play-callers, as Matt Patricia — who was New England’s defensive coordinator for six seasons, including three and a half with Collins — coaches the Lions and Brian Flores — who was the de facto defensive coordinator following Patricia’s departure — coaches the Dolphins. Detroit’s defense also features former Patriots defensive end Trey Flowers, while Miami’s includes former Patriots cornerback Eric Rowe.

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With Collins and Van Noy gone, Don’ta Hightower and Ja’Whaun Bentley are the lone linebackers on the roster still under contract. Captain Elandon Roberts is a pending free agent, as is linebacker/defensive end Shilique Calhoun.

The Patriots drafted Collins with the 52nd overall pick in 2013. He started for three and a half seasons before coach Bill Belichick traded him to the Cleveland Browns for a third-round pick. After getting released by the Browns in May 2019, Collins returned to New England on a one-year deal.

Collins recorded a team-high 81 tackles, as well as a team-high seven sacks last season. He also had three interceptions and three forced fumbles.

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