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Patriots tight end Smith poised to have bounce back season

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By KYLE HIGHTOWER
AP Sports Writer

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots hoped for a big return when they signed free agent tight ends Jonnu Smith and Hunter Henry to deals worth a combined $87.5 million before the 2021 season. Henry recovered from a slow start to post a team-high nine touchdown receptions, while Smith struggled to find a rhythm and managed a career-low one TD catch. Smith says he feels more comfortable entering Year 2 in New England and thinks having a year in the system is already showing up on the field.

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