The projections of the tight end position have shifted as much as this offseason has gone on as any position on the Patriots’ roster. The offseason started with Hunter Henry and Jonnu Smith on the roster. Then there were rumors Henry might get traded, but it was Smith who was actually dealt at the start of free agency. The team then added a very different kind of tight end when they signed Mike Gesicki.
So where does that leave the Patriots at the position heading into the draft? There are a couple of variables to keep in mind here.