FOXBORO, Mass — The Patriots have added another weapon on offense, reportedly agreeing to terms with former Pro Bowl wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster on a three-year, $33 million deal according to reports.
Compensation update: Patriots and JuJu Smith-Schuster reached agreement on a three-year, $33 million deal with $22.5 million earned over the first two years of the deal, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2023
The 26-year-old USC product spent the first five years of his career as a frequent target of Ben Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh. Last year, Smith-Schuster jumped to Kansas City, tallying 933 yards on 101 targets from MVP Patrick Mahomes on the way to the Chief’s 2nd Super Bowl title in the last four years.
Smith-Schuster’s best season came in 2018 when his 1426 receiving yards earned him Pro Bowl honors.
“Excited for my next chapter in New England! I will give this organization everything I have, thank you for believing in me!” wrote Smith-Schuster on Twitter.
Excited for my next chapter in New England! I will give this organization everything I have, thank you for believing in me! 🙏🏾🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/EwOxy7L7yz— JuJu Smith-Schuster (@TeamJuJu) March 15, 2023
Smith-Schuster joins a Patriots receiving room that currently boasts Kendrick Bourne, Tyquan Thornton and DeVante Parker.
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