Patriots sign RFA WR Jakobi Meyers, two others

The New England Patriots officially signed restricted free agent wide receiver Jakobi Meyers on Thursday.Meyers was New England’s leading wide receiver in 2021, with 83 catches and 866 yards. He signed his one-year tender worth $3.986 million, which ESPN originally reported Monday.Meyers will become an unrestricted free agent after the 2022 season unless he reaches a long-term agreement with the Patriots. Meyers, who signed as an undrafted free agent in April 2019, has 168 catches for 1,954 yards and the two TDs in 46 games (26 starts) for the Pats.