Wide receiver Brandon LaFell, who has spent his first four NFL seasons with the Panthers, is visiting with the Patriots Wednesday after hitting free agency, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
LaFell, 27, had 49 receptions for 627 yards and five touchdowns while playing all 16 games in 2013. A year earlier, he appeared in 14 games, making 44 catches for 677 yards and four touchdowns. In four seasons, he has 167 catches for 2,385 yards and 13 touchdowns. He’s also rushed six times for 110 yards.
LaFell, who stands 6-foot-2, 210 pounds, was drafted in the third round out of LSU in 2010.