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In Week 6, Watson caught ten passes for 127-yards and a touchdown during a 31–21 victory against the Atlanta Falcons. Writing about that game on Thursday Night Football, one columnist wrote, “it should forever be remembered as The Ben Watson Game, as the 12-year veteran did his best Jimmy Graham impression with 10 catches and 127 yards and a touchdown. It was cool to watch one of the league's longtime good guys put up a random career game in his 12th season. "Ben Watson - Arkansas State - Patriots TE". Archived from the original on February 2, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2017. Matt LaCosse sits atop the Patriots' TE depth chart after the departures of Rob Gronkowski, Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Ben Watson's suspension, but the four-year veteran says the role "hasn't been earned yet."

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In Week 6, Watson caught ten passes for 127-yards and a touchdown during a 31–21 victory against the Atlanta Falcons. Writing about that game on Thursday Night Football, one columnist wrote, “it should forever be remembered as The Ben Watson Game, as the 12-year veteran did his best Jimmy Graham impression with 10 catches and 127 yards and a touchdown. It was cool to watch one of the league's longtime good guys put up a random career game in his 12th season. Almost a year later, Watson scored his first goal for the Hornets, which he scored directly from a corner in a 1–2 loss at home to Manchester City. Watson was not awarded the goal until more than a week after the game, as it was initially recorded as an Aleksandar Kolarov own goal, before a Premier League panel awarded it to Watson.

New England's misfortune at the tight end position continued on Saturday. Patriots tight end Lance Kendricks was suspended for the first game of the season for violating the league's policy on substances of abuse The tight end didn't specify when the injury occurred, but it's obviously impressive that he was able to manage his Achilles issue and remain on the field, en route to hauling in 17 of his 24 targets for 173 yards in 10 games. The 39-year-old, who the Patriots drafted in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, previously indicated that he's likely to retire once his contract expires in March. If that's the case, he'll wrap up his pro career with 547 catches for 6,058 yards and 44 TDs over the course of 205 contests. (Source: www.cbssports.com)

Watson said: “I am delighted to have signed for another year. Last season was disappointing to end up where we did but we finished the season strongly and, under the new gaffer, put a really good run of games and results together. To miss out on the play-offs was disappointing so I am pleased to have the opportunity to build on the way we finished last season. Watson finishes his career with 205 regular-season games, 547 receptions, 6,058 yards, and 44 touchdowns over 16 years, though he missed the 2016 season due to injury. (Source: sportsspectrum.com)

 

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