Monday morning, the second-year receiver sat as his locker with his head buried in his new playbook. Acquired via trade from the St. Louis Rams over the weekend, Salas will have to familiarize himself with the Patriots offense in time for Sunday’s season opener.
The good news is there are plenty of similarities to the Rams offense, which was run by Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels last year.
“It’s just refreshing myself with the material,” Salas told a crowd of reporters in the Patriots locker room Monday. ”I’m just happy to be here. I know the expectations are to win every game, and that’s what I’m here to help do.”
A second-year receiver out of Hawaii, the 6-1 Salas is more of a slot receiver, but said he can play inside or out.
“I play hard and do everything that a team asks me to do,” he said "
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