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Patriots outpacing the NFL in player tryouts

Patriots tight end Matthew Mulligan has done pretty well for himself for a kid who was an undrafted free agent out of Maine.

He’s now in his sixth NFL season, and has played in 52 career games with 20 starts. He even caught a touchdown pass last year with the Rams — a nice little reward for a blocking tight end who mostly plays special teams.

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