Just when you thought the New England Patriots were going to stand pat at the start of the new league year, they hit you by surprise. Well, kind of. According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Patriots have re-signed wide receiver Phillip Dorsett to a one-year, prove-it deal on Wednesday. Source: WR Phillip Dorsett is heading back to the #Patriots on a 1-year deal. An opportunity to prove-it and hit free agency next year. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 14, 2019 The Patriots faced a bit of.