The New England Patriots are once again adding depth through solid veteran players without breaking the bank to do so.
Late Saturday afternoon it was learned that New England signed former Indianapolis Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez to a contract whose terms have no been disclosed. Gonzalez, a first round pick out of Ohio State in 2007, has had three successive seasons cut short by injuries after having solid rookie and sophomore campaigns catching passes from Peyton Manning.
Gonzalez was placed on the season ending IR in both 2009 and 2010 and only saw action in 8 games in 2011. When healthy the 27-year old slot receiver is extremely dangerous. The low risk, high reward signing is insurance for the team in case WR Wes Welker decides not to report to camp and he adds depth behind Welker should the Pro Bowler either sign his franchise tender or get a long term deal.
The Gonzalez signing could also possibly push Julian Edelman to the other side of the ball. Edelman, a quarterback in...