Pats add Eric Decker on a one-year deal

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The Patriots had an opening for a receiver after getting rid of Jordan Matthews, so they brought in a veteran who fits their profile.

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Patriots have agreed to a one-year deal with Eric Decker

Decker worked out for the Patriots earlier this week, and they certainly have the need with several receivers dealing with injuries.

The 31-year-old Decker caught 54 passes for the Titans last year, but was incredibly productive in his first two years with the Jets, catching 154 passes in 2015 and 2016.

Especially with Julian Edelman suspended the first four games of the season, the Patriots can certainly use the depth.

66 responses to “Pats add Eric Decker on a one-year deal

  1. Nobody gets more out of white receivers than the Patriots so it’s probably a great move. They make me think I shouldn’t have given up the game after junior high.

  2. chickenrondelet says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:50 pm
    Nobody gets more out of white receivers than the Patriots so it’s probably a great move. They make me think I shouldn’t have given up the game after junior high.

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    You can easily spot the actual racists in our society. They are the ones that regardless of the topic seem to always bring up race….

  3. Tammy????? Only games missed to injury was cheap shot to knees. Other games missed to to science denial…Only Eli seems sturdier.

  4. tylawspick6 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:43 pm
    hopefully the pretty boy can come in and stay healthy

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    Lol, time to stop hating on him huh?

    There will be other guys switching side to take your place.

  5. harrisonhits2 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm
    Should be a good pickup as long as he’s got the smarts to learn the playbook.

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    He doesn’t and he disappears in important games.

  6. I can live with a one year deal….. that is if he’s healthy
    Don’t need a guy with potential that’s nursing some ailment or another……
    I’d rather see them invest time & energy into the younger guys currently on the roster like Devin Lucian……
    Anyways, I hope it works out, Brady needs some dependable receivers that he can trust to be where they are supposed to be!!!
    Go Pats!!!

  7. I wish he would have signed with our team….Not because we needed him but because his wife is a “Hottie”. (When did I become so shallow?)

  8. Was Matthews really hurt? Probably just a ploy so they could clear up roster space to sign Decker! Genius!

  9. nhpats says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:03 pm
    chickenrondelet says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:50 pm
    Nobody gets more out of white receivers than the Patriots so it’s probably a great move. They make me think I shouldn’t have given up the game after junior high.

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    You can easily spot the actual racists in our society. They are the ones that regardless of the topic seem to always bring up race….

    Yes, and that works in more directions than you might be willing to admit to. Have you called them out lately? You know, the ones who consistently fall one one side of the race discussion?

  10. unclebluck says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:42 pm
    Now get Tammy’s personal trainer on the phone ASAP so we can “hook up” Decker

    Lame

  11. Yeah, the Tammy comments just make me believe that the person has some deep seeded desires for him, so He prefers to using a girls name while fantasizing about TOM so he doesn’t feel so bad about it……

  12. janvanflac says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:41 pm
    Probably a good signing. Their D, on the other hand sucked most of last year and they don’t seem to have done much to improve it.

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    Shelton, Clayborn, McCourty and Rivers … get informed !

  13. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:26 pm
    harrisonhits2 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm
    Should be a good pickup as long as he’s got the smarts to learn the playbook.
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    He doesn’t and he disappears in important games.
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    Why don’t you share with us the list of important games that Decker had a chance to appear in while he was with your Jets. I am reasonably certain I am including the entire list below:

  14. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:26 pm
    harrisonhits2 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm
    Should be a good pickup as long as he’s got the smarts to learn the playbook.

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    He doesn’t and he disappears in important games.

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    Its always interesting and even amusing watching the commenters flip flop when a guy goes from playing against the Pats to playing for them.

  15. kissbillsrings says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:50 pm
    Yeah, the Tammy comments just make me believe that the person has some deep seeded desires for him, so He prefers to using a girls name while fantasizing about TOM so he doesn’t feel so bad about it……
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    Says the guy who wants to KISS Bill in his user name…..

  16. Does he know how to run a camcorder? Adjust air pressure? Already have “a guy” for vitamen supplements?

    Answer yes to all three questions? Then welcome to New England son, where if you aint cheatin, you aint tryin!!!

    Just keep in mind, disloyalty is only an injury away. Its the Cheatriot way.

  17. Blitz for 6?

    More like One more for 4…. asskicking heartbreaking losses….

    One more SB loss and Tammy will tie Fran Tarkenton and Jim Kelly as the biggest losers in Superbowl history!!!

  18. Ron Jull says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:09 pm
    Blitz for 6?

    More like One more for 4…. asskicking heartbreaking losses….

    One more SB loss and Tammy will tie Fran Tarkenton and Jim Kelly as the biggest losers in Superbowl history!!!

    This may be the most Id I O tic thing I’ve ever read.

  19. Ron Jull says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:09 pm
    …………………

    One more SB loss and [Tom Brady, the Greatest NFL Player of All-time] will tie Fran Tarkenton and Jim Kelly as the biggest losers in Superbowl history!!!
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    It never ceases to amaze me the number of so-called football fans posting on this site who seem to believe that it is better to not play in the Super Bowl than it is to play in the Super Bowl and come up short (even if you have helped your team win 5 times).

  20. chuckshontaspads says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:03 pm
    Tammy????? Only games missed to injury was cheap shot to knees … Only Eli seems sturdier.

    ********************************************************************************

    But Tommy never missed a game due to Geno Smith. ijs

  21. Giselle and Brady, Amendola, Edelman and Ella Rose, and now Decker. All models. lol That Belichick knows what he’s doing!!!

  22. unclebluck says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:05 pm
    kissbillsrings says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:50 pm
    Yeah, the Tammy comments just make me believe that the person has some deep seeded desires for him, so He prefers to using a girls name while fantasizing about TOM so he doesn’t feel so bad about it……
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    Says the guy who wants to KISS Bill in his user name…..

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    I think what he meant was that you consider trying to label him as a female a means to denigrate him and call him weak, and what that says about your viewpoint regarding females.

  23. 345snarkavenue says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:29 pm
    man, can some of you people please get some new material?

    Pats haters have basically been reduced to “I am groot”. And it’s a struggle to get that out.

  24. Decker is not the same player he was with Denver. Disappears in big games and can’t stay healthy. This seemed to be a little desperate type move. But only time will tell

  25. unclebluck says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:42 pm
    Now get Tammy’s personal trainer on the phone ASAP so we can “hook up” Decker….

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    Why not just call Ashley Manning and get the undetectable Chinese stuff.

  26. murph2432 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:38 pm
    Decker is not the same player he was with Denver. Disappears in big games and can’t stay healthy. This seemed to be a little desperate type move. But only time will tell

    If the plan was to replace Edelman with Decker I’d agree but BB plays situational football. Teams that do so generally adapt and do well when they lose key players. Consider the games missed by Edelman, Gronk, Brady, Hightower and then look at the continued success. He’s not looking for Decker as his #1, just a fill in. If he can adapt, he will produce in this system.

  27. Pats haters have basically been reduced to “I am groot”. And it’s a struggle to get that out.

    Comment of the day, close PFT down for the rest of Thursday, you won.

  28. janvanflac says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:41 pm
    Probably a good signing. Their D, on the other hand sucked most of last year and they don’t seem to have done much to improve it.

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    LOL

    Fromt Oct 1 – Weekt 17, the D allowed the fewest amount of points in the NFL, while decimated by injury.

    For 8 straight game they allowed 11.87 pts per game.

    So, no, you’re 100% wrong. Another myth delivered by a brainwashing media batch of morons.

    And, as someone mentioned above, Shelton, McCourty, a healthy Hightower, more experienced players who are good like Wise, Butler and maybe Eric Lee, Marquis Flowers in his 2nd year, rookie Duke Daswon in the slot already turning heads, Jon Jones returning, and Adrian Clayborn, should all deepen and improve the D from last year.

    Keep barking up tha tree. You’re about to fall right out of it.

  29. ‘I think what he meant was that you consider trying to label him as a female a means to denigrate him and call him weak, and what that says about your viewpoint regarding females.”

    Its also the absolute weakest smack talk there is to call a pro athlete by a woman’s name who has taken literally hundreds of hard hits, any one of which would have put the commenter in the hospital, while the athlete pops right back up to the next play.

    As you said, all it does is show the commenter in a bad light, not the player.

  30. pacers1968 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:18 pm
    Deflate a football

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    Get caught pumping in crowd noise, having a PED using HOF QB and framing the Pats for deflating footballs.

    Oh, the lovely Hoosier state, littered with quality, smart people.

    Hey! Any KKK rallies downstate this weekend?

  31. “Their D, on the other hand sucked most of last year and they don’t seem to have done much to improve it.”

    Actually the Pats D was #5 scoring defense last year and Bill’s D has always been bend don’t break, ie give up yards but not point. Yes by the time they got to the Super Bowl they were down a bunch of injured players and couldn’t handle an Eagles team that played a tremendous game, but they played well from week 5 through the AFC Championship.

  32. All they need from Decker is Amendola production. The Pats did a good job at protecting Amendola from injury and can do the same for Decker. Good move for the Pats and a good move for Decker.

  33. Ron Jull says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:06 pm
    Does he know how to run a camcorder? Adjust air pressure? Already have “a guy” for vitamen supplements?

    Answer yes to all three questions? Then welcome to New England son, where if you aint cheatin, you aint tryin!!!

    Just keep in mind, disloyalty is only an injury away. Its the Cheatriot way.
    =
    Not only is every word in your post wrong but you spelled vitamin wrong as well. Take a rest before you pull a hammy.

  34. Ron Jull says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:09 pm
    Blitz for 6?

    More like One more for 4…. asskicking heartbreaking losses….

    One more SB loss and Tammy will tie Fran Tarkenton and Jim Kelly as the biggest losers in Superbowl history!!!

    Does this qualify for the dumb comment of the day award?

  35. aarons444 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:28 pm
    Wonder who will get more luxury box screen time, Jessie James, or Giselle??..

    One thing is certain, it won’t be Olivia Munn.

  36. itsalwaysabout says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:37 pm
    Calling someone named Tom Tammy is a sure sign of a particular phobia or inclination

    I guarantee you he had to look up phobia and inclination to understand what you meant

  37. Flash1287 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 3:16 pm
    Ron Jull says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:09 pm
    Blitz for 6?

    More like One more for 4…. asskicking heartbreaking losses….

    One more SB loss and Tammy will tie Fran Tarkenton and Jim Kelly as the biggest losers in Superbowl history!!!

    Does this qualify for the dumb comment of the day award?


    It’s called the DCOAT. Care to guess what the trophy is called? Rhymes with mummy.

  38. tylawspick6 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:43 pm
    hopefully the pretty boy can come in and stay healthy

    ___

    Nope hes done just like you said when he signed with Titans

    tylawspick6 says:
    June 18, 2017 at 8:25 pm
    not many teams were in on him
    he is likely done

    GENIUS AT WORK!!!!

    LOLLL!!!

  39. harrisonhits2 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm
    Should be a good pickup as long as he’s got the smarts to learn the playbook.
    ——–
    He doesn’t and he disappears in important games.

    _______________________________________________

    When was the last time the Jets were even IN an important game? Just curious….

  40. bradygirl12 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 3:45 pm
    harrisonhits2 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm
    Should be a good pickup as long as he’s got the smarts to learn the playbook.
    ——–
    He doesn’t and he disappears in important games.

    _______________________________________________

    When was the last time the Jets were even IN an important game? Just curious….

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    Better question: How on god’s green earth do they get a primetime game like this year, when they are so awful?

  41. lolnehomers says:
    August 2, 2018 at 3:37 pm
    tylawspick6 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 12:43 pm
    hopefully the pretty boy can come in and stay healthy

    ___

    Nope hes done just like you said when he signed with Titans

    tylawspick6 says:
    June 18, 2017 at 8:25 pm
    not many teams were in on him
    he is likely done

    GENIUS AT WORK!!!!

    LOLLL!!!

    ————————

    I haven’t changed my opinion. He is likely done. Who knows, maybe he gets re-invigorated in NE, but only Tenn and NE bid on him last year, and he took more money to be a loser last year.

    I am not impressed with this priorities, and stand behind that.
    Pats liked him out of U of Minn and McDaniels liked him, but beyond that, a known pretty boy and overrated. The Jets overpaid for him 2014.

    “LOL!”

  42. Outstanding news for the back to back AFC and soon to be 6 time World Champion Patriots! 🙂

    After they win their 6th this February, should they adopt a nickname like the Steelers did with 6burgh? Personally I am partial to “New En6land”!
    Discuss.

    🙂

  43. aarons444 says:
    August 2, 2018 at 1:28 pm
    Wonder who will get more luxury box screen time, Jessie James, or Giselle??..
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    Camille Kostek! but you can’t go wrong with Jessie James Decker or Gisele either.

    🙂

  44. This could work out very well for the patsies. Decker can’t get 10 yards down the field with out an injury and brady can not throw the ball accurately past 10 yards.

  45. Ron Jull says:
    August 2, 2018 at 2:09 pm
    Blitz for 6?

    More like One more for 4…. asskicking heartbreaking losses….

    One more SB loss and Tammy will tie Fran Tarkenton and Jim Kelly as the biggest losers in Superbowl history!!

    //////////////////////////

    Another uniformed football fan on this site. Tarkenton was in 3 of the four Super Bowls Minnesota played in.

  46. The haters are working up a lather and its only week one of pre-season.
    Pathetic and humorous at the same time.
    Tommy and Eric will eat your lunch, haters.
    ROF

  47. gysot says:
    August 3, 2018 at 12:05 am
    This could work out very well for the patsies. Decker can’t get 10 yards down the field with out an injury and brady can not throw the ball accurately past 10 yards.
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    So at age 40 Brady led the league in passing yards. Had a completion pct. of 66.3. 7.9 ypa, .2 behind league leader Brees. 32 TD passes, 2 behind league leader Wilson. Passer rating of 102.8, less than 2 points behind league leader Smith. Led his team to an incredible 8th Super Bowl and was voted league MVP. Someone earlier asked if a comment was the dumbest of the day. Well, no it wasn’t. Ladies and gentlemen I give you a new leader in the house.

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