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Sports Report: Patriots among teams eyeing Walker

20:31  03 august  2020
20:31  03 august  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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  Report: Patriots among teams eyeing Walker © Marc Serota / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Free-agent tight end Delanie Walker is receiving interest from the New England Patriots, among other teams, a source told Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.

The Tennessee Titans released Walker this offseason. The 35-year-old missed 15 games in 2018 and nine in 2019 due to injuries. He spent seven years in Tennessee.

The veteran was one of the NFL's most productive tight ends from 2014 to 2017, racking up 296 catches for 3,585 yards and 20 touchdowns.

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Matt LaCosse recently decided to opt out, leaving the Patriots with third-year pro Ryan Izzo, and rookies Devin Asiasi and Dalton Keene atop their tight end depth chart.

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