Report: Patriots, First-Round Pick Dont’a Hightower Come to Terms on Deal

Report: Patriots, First-Round Pick Dont'a Hightower Come to Terms on DealThe Patriots appeared to have locked up their final rookie.

ProFootballTalk.com reports that the Patriots have come to terms with first-round draft pick Dont'a Hightower, the last of their unsigned draft picks. The terms of the deal were not known at this point.

New England drafted Hightower with their second of two first-round picks at this year's draft, taking the Alabama linebacker with the 25th pick. The Pats also took defensive end Chandler Jones out of Syracuse with their first pick at No. 21.

Both Hightower and Jones are expected by many to contribute right away on the New England defense.