NEPD Staff Writer: Oliver Thomas
Talent will get an undrafted rookie signed, but versatility is what will get an undrafted rookie on the football field.
Former Clemson tight end Brandon Ford has already accomplished the former. Now, he’s looking to accomplish the latter.
And he’s looking to do so with the New England Patriots.
When the rookie agreed to terms with New England following Day 3 of the 2013 NFL draft, he appeared to be the biggest positional longshot given the team’s logjam at tight end. Yet as we now know, that landscape has changed.