Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/24/12
The Patriots are getting set to kickoff training camp this week, and it looks like they'll have some added depth at the tight end position down at Gillette Stadium. Visanthe Shiancoe signed a one-year deal to join the Patriots on Tuesday afternoon, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports. The contract is reportedly worth up to $1.2 million with $400,000 in guaranteed money. After drawing interest from both the Patriots and Eagles in recent weeks, Shiancoe ultimately decided on New England as his new home. The move comes less than a week after Shiancoe visited the Patriots, and his decision...

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