The New England Patriots are bringing back at least one of their free-agent specialists.
The Patriots are re-signing free-agent punter Ryan Allen to a one-year contract, a source confirmed to NESN.com. Allen has been the Patriots’ punter since he was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2013.
Allen has never missed a game during his Patriots career. He’s one of just 11 current Patriots players with three Super Bowl rings. He had a strong game in the Patriots’ Super Bowl LIII victory in February, placing three of five punts inside the Los Angeles Rams’ 20-yard line.
Kicker Stephen Gostkowski also is a free agent.
The Patriots have re-signed four of their own free agents, including Allen. They’ve also re-signed wide receiver Phillip Dorsett, cornerback Jason McCourty and defensive end John Simon.
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