Selecting wide receiver N’Keale Harry with the No. 32 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft did not stop the New England Patriots from adding more possible targets for veteran quarterback Tom Brady from the undrafted free agent pool. According to, the Patriots signed wide receivers Jakobi Meyers of North Carolina and UAB’s Xavier Ubosi. A 6-foot-2, 203-pound wideout, Meyers ran a 4.63-second 40-yard dash with a 6.87-second three-cone drill at the NFL combine. In his last season with North Carolina, Meyers caught 92 passes for 1,047 yards with four touchdowns last season.

Despite his good size, great hands, good awareness, and field IQ, Meyers did not attract the attention of NFL scouts and was predicted to be signed from the undrafted pool. For him to make the Patriots 53-man roster or even the practice squad, he should improve on his ability to run and break away from his defender. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound Ubosi, for his part, caught 35 passes for 837 yards with eight touchdowns last season for UAB. He recorded 4.58 seconds in the 40-yard dash in the NFL Combine. Ubosi played two seasons at UAB, where he tallied 48 catches for 1,065 yards and nine touchdowns.

Patriots eyeing to boost wideout depth chart

With the signing of both Meyers and Ubosi, the Patriots have the chance to look at other wide receivers who could boost their depth.

Currently, the Patriots have Julian Edelman, Bruce Ellington, Phillip Dorsett, Demaryius Thomas, Maurice Harris, Damoun Patterson, Matthew Slater, and Braxton Berrios in their depth chart. Harry is expected to provide the Patriots with a productive and smart receiver, according to Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio.

The Patriots also signed Texas guard Calvin Anderson as possible protection for Brady in the regular season. Anderson ran 4.45 seconds in the 40-yard dash and 7.20 seconds in the 3-cone during his pro day. According to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, the Patriots also inked Missouri linebacker Terez Hall, who tallied 71 tackles, nine tackles for loss, and five sacks in 2018.

Patriots selected 10 players in 2019 NFL Draft

The Patriots had 12 picks as they headed to the 2019 NFL Draft and emerged with 10 picks after seven rounds of selection. After selecting Harry with the No. 32 pick, the Patriots picked defensive back Joejuan Williams of Vanderbilt with the No. 45 pick. In the third round, the Patriots had three picks, which they used to take defensive end Chase Winovich of Michigan (No. 77), running back Damien Harris of Alabama (No. 87), and offensive tackle Yodny Cajuste of West Virginia (No. 101).

In the fourth round, the Patriots took offensive lineman Hjalte Froholdt of Arkansas with the No. 118 pick and quarterback Jarrett Stidham of Auburn (No. 133). In the fifth round, New England took in defensive tackle Byron Cowart of Maryland (No. 159) and punter Jake Bailey of Stanford (No. 163). The Patriots selected cornerback Ken Webster of Mississippi in the seventh round (No. 252).