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Nate Washington Heads to the New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have signed former Texans wide receiver Nate Washington.

If was a brief stint with the Houston Texans but Nate Washington is now headed to the New England Patriots on a one-year deal. Washington was signed by the Texans in 2015 on a one-year deal after spending majority of his career with the Tennessee Titans. 

Washington appeared in 14 games with 14 starts for the Texans and had 47 receptions for 658 yards and four touchdowns. He was the veteran presence with the Texans wide receiver group but Washington struggled late in the season catching the football. 

This will be Washington fourth team in 11 season in the NFL and third different team in the past three years. Washington was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2005 as a rookie free agent out of Tiffin University. 

2016 Free Agent Tracker

Name Old Team New Team Status
Brandon Brooks Houston  Eagles Signed 5 years $40 million/$21 guaranteed
Ben Jones Houston  Titans Signed 4 years $17.5 million/$7.5 guaranteed
Justin Tuggle Houston  Browns Signed. Terms Undisclosed
A.J. Bouye Houston  Qualifying Offer/First Right of Refusal
John Simon Houston  Qualifying Offer/Original Round Tender/1st Right of Refusal
Brandon Weeden Houston  Visiting the Dolphins
Quintin Demps Houston
Chris Polk Houston
Nate Washington Houston  Patriots Signed a One-Year Deal
Jonathan Grimes Houston Houston Signed a One-Year Deal with the Texans 
T.J. Yates Houston
Arian Foster Houston  Released
Garrett Graham Houston  Released
Rahim Moore Houston Browns Signed a One-Year Deal 
Jared Crick Houston
Brock Osweiler Denver Houston Signed 4-years $72 million/$37 guaranteed
Jeff Allen Kansas City Houston  Signed 4-years $28 million/$12 guaranteed
Lamar Miller Miami Houston Signed 4-years $26 million/ $14 guaranteed
Tony Bergstrom Oakland Houston Signed 2-years $5.75 million/$1.5 million guaranteed
Devon Still None Houston Signed 1-year $675k
Antonio Allen NY Jets Houston Signed 1-year deal

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