The New England Patriots have done a great job of adding talent to the offense and one could argue that the depth chart at wide receiver is already decided.
Julian Edelman isn't going anywhere, while Danny Amendola just renegotiated his contract to stick around. The Patriots paid a fat signing bonus to Keshawn Martin for 2016 and 2017, and gave a nice sum to Chris Hogan to steal him from the Bills. New England also drafted Malcolm Mitchell in the 4th round.
Those five, along with special teamer Matthew Slater, should be considered pretty close to roster locks for the 2016 season.
But there is still plenty of talent on the roster. Free agent Nate Washington is a consistent producer and could slide into the Patriots starting line-up on the outside. Aaron Dobson will get another shot to make the team, while Chris Harper will need another great camp session. New England also added 7th round pick Devin Lucien and I am particularly high on his potential.
So perhaps Martin isn't a lock, despite his signing bonus. Or perhaps the Patriots hold a 6th true receiver (counting Slater as a special teams player).
If so, who would be the next receiver on the roster?