Patriots signing WR Corey Coleman

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman catches a pass during NFL football training camp in Berea Ohio. On Sunday Aug. 5 2018 a person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Browns hav

Patriots signing WR Corey Coleman

Farrow was signed by the Patriots on August 27, 2018, and released on September 1.

On Monday, the team brought in former first-round pick Corey Coleman in for a visit.

New England's updated wide receiver group is Dorsett, Patterson, Coleman, Fowler, and Chris Hogan.

Practice squad wide receiver/running back Jace Billingsley was not present, and in his place a new player wearing No. 39 appeared. With Tom Brady's favorite target, Julian Edelman, suspended for the first four games of the season following a PED violation, New England looked to other options, including veterans Kenny Britt and Eric Decker.

In addition, ESPN's Field Yates reported the Patriots signed former Bears and Broncos wide receiver Bennie Fowler.

The Patriots will face the Jaguars on Sunday in a rematch of last season's AFC Championship game. The two previous clubs gave up on the receiver.

Coleman, a first-round pick out of Baylor drafted 15th overall by the Cleveland Browns in 2016, was traded during training camp to the Buffalo Bills. The Bills decided he wasn't worth keeping around, despite a $3.5 million cap hit.

In two seasons with the Browns, Coleman certainly underachieved, hauling in 56 balls for 718 yards and only five touchdowns. Those opportunities are drying up quickly, however. His pedigree continues to offer him more chances.

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