Jeff Demps Debuts At Patriots Practice, Works With Kick Return

August 22, 2012 12:00 AM
Jeff Demps Debuts At Patriots Practice, Works With Kick Return
" BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots’ kick return game has been sorely lacking for some time now, but they’re hoping the addition of an Olympic sprinter might provide a boost.

Undrafted rookie Jeff Demps made his practice debut for the Pats on Wednesday, as the team worked with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first of their joint sessions this week.

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CSNNE’s Tom Curran reported via Twitter that Demps immediately got some work returning kicks, an area he likely has the best chance to make an impact. Demps returned 18 kicks in his junior and senior seasons at Florida, averaging 28.3 yards per return and scoring one touchdown "

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