FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – According to Kendricks' agent David Canter, the New England Patriots have signed Lance Kendricks, as the team announced on Wednesday] The 6-foot-3, 250-pound Kendricks in charge of the Rams (2011-16) and Packers (2017-18) adds another veteran option at a position where the Patriots move without the retired Rob Gronkowski.
Kendricks has scored a total of 241 catches in his career for 2,505 yards and 19 touchdowns. Last season, he played all 16 regular season games for the Packers and collected 19 receptions for 170 yards and a touchdown.
The Patriots are in the end skinny, along with four-year veteran Matt LaCosse, who had a career -high 24 receptions last season with the Denver Broncos ̵
Kendricks, who entered the NFL as the second round in 2011, played at college in Wisconsin under Bret Bielema, who is on the Patriots coaching staff for his second season.
He also played under the Patriots' Offensive Coordinator, Josh McDaniels, in 2011 as a rookie at the Rams.