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John Abraham, Adrian Wilson to visit Patriots

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01:03 PM ET 03.15 | The Patriots are bringing in defensive reinforcements. After signing a couple offensive players, wide receiver Danny Amendola and running back Leon Washington, the Patriots have turned toward the defensive side of the ball. They'll host defensive end John Abraham and safety Adrian Wilson on a visit tomorrow, according to NFL Network. Of course, it's possible the Pats have met with other defensive players under the radar, but these are the most high-profile targets since free agency started. Abraham, who turns 35 in May, has at least 9.5 sacks in his last three seasons (13.5 total) for the first time in his career. The defensive end market, like every other position this week, hasn't hit it as rich as originally presumed. Cliff Avril signed a two-year, $15 million contract with the Seahawks yesterday, and Michael Bennett inked a one-year, $5 million today with Seattle. Abraham could conceivably get less due to his age.

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Coach Mike Smith talks to John Abraham, Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Coach Mike Smith talks to John Abraham, Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
March 15, 2013  01:07 PM ET

Dwight Freeney stopping by today as well.

March 15, 2013  01:39 PM ET

With this crew of oldies but goodies, they will once again be serious contenders.

March 15, 2013  02:35 PM ET

Lost Woodhead to the Bolts, though.

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March 15, 2013  04:09 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

With this crew of oldies but goodies, they will once again be serious contenders.

Sure they will

March 15, 2013  04:22 PM ET
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With the emergence (hopefully) of Vereen they should be OK.

Hopefully.

The diminutive one was a favourite of mine.

March 15, 2013  04:24 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

With this crew of oldies but goodies, they will once again be serious contenders.

If they snag them.

Here's hoping.

They have some serious making up to do after losing Welker.

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March 15, 2013  10:35 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Sure they will

Nice contribution.

March 16, 2013  06:34 AM ET

Both players should be able to help Pats!

 
March 16, 2013  09:05 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Nice contribution.

Ditto

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