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Patriots Meeting with NFL Draft WR Target Zay Flowers

The New England Patriots are turning over every rock at wide receiver for the NFL Draft.

The New England Patriots are seemingly looking into all options at wide receiver for the upcoming NFL Draft, bringing in multiple for pre-draft visits as they try to gain as much information as possible for their No. 14 overall pick. 

According to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Patriots are adding Boston College wide receiver Zay Flowers to the list of visitors.

Flowers will meet with the Patriots on Wednesday, as Schefter reported, but he has also accepted an invitation to attend the NFL Draft in Kansas City, which are given to the top prospects, many of whom end up going in the first round. 

The ex-Eagle has been a prospect on the name after having a standout senior season racking up 1,077 yards and 12 touchdowns on 78 receptions, being the most reliable playmaker for Boston College. 

Wednesday's meeting won't be the first time the Patriots coaching staff has seen Flowers up close, as they coached in the East-West Shrine Bowl. While Flowers ultimately decided to participate in only one day of on-field work, he was on hand for all off-field activities. 

While Flowers won't be that prototypical No. 1 receiver that fans have been yearning for. At 5-foot-9, he will give New England a true slot receiver, which was a position that the Patriots offense of old had success with producing playmakers like Julian Edelman and Wes Welker. 

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