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Reassessing the Patriots’ 3 biggest draft needs after the DeVante Parker trade

There’s that wide receiver help you ordered, Patriots fans.

Over the weekend, New England made a trade to acquire receiver DeVante Parker from the Miami Dolphins to give Mac Jones a big-bodied “X” receiver and potential security blanket when things get tough.

In addition to all but ending N’Keal Harry’s time in Foxborough, Parker’s addition adds another threat to keep the focus off of speedy Nelson Agholor, who now might play more in the slot, and Jones favorites Jakobi Meyers and Hunter Henry in key situations.

It also means the Patriots have set themselves up to take wide receiver off the list of top needs heading into the 2022 NFL Draft.