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Patriots add WR Donald Jones

Donald Jones, shown in action against the Patriots last season, has agreed to join New England.

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Donald Jones, shown in action against the Patriots last season, has agreed to join New England.

The Patriots have signed former Bills WR Donald Jones, a league source confirmed.

Jones, 25, was due to be a restricted free agent for the Bills but was not tendered.

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Jones (6-0, 208 pounds) is a solid and versatile receiver who can line up just about anywhere. He caught 41 passes for 443 yards and four touchdowns last season. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.46 seconds at the combine coming out of college.

The former Buffalo receiver gives the Patriots more options and competition where they have little right now. He might factor into whether or not the Patriots release Brandon Lloyd.

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