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Report: Patriots Agree to Deal with Tight End Fred Davis

National Footbal League(NEW YORK) -- After sitting out the 2014 season due to suspension, former Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots, according to ESPN.

Davis' deal comes just four days after the NFL reinstated him after serving an indefinite suspension for a second violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

A six-year NFL veteran, Davis could provide a boost to New England's passing game if he makes the team. The Patriots are taking a small gamble that 29-year-old Davis can still be a productive player in the league.

The team already has tight ends Rob Gronkowski, Scott Chandler, Tim Wright, Michael Hoomanawanui, and rookie AJ Derby.

In his last season in the NFL back in 2013, Davis played in 10 games, but due to injury was limited to just seven catches for 70 yards and one touchdown.

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