Patriots sign fourth-round pick Josh Boyce

The New England Patriots signed rookie receiver Josh Boyce to a four-year contract, the Boston Herald reports.

The total value of the contract reportedly is worth $2.637 million. Boyce was New England’s fourth-round pick and will compete with several receivers for the No. 2 and No. 3 receiver roles with the Patriots.

New England now has five of its seven draft picks under contract. Second-round pick Aaron Dobson and seventh-round pick Michael Buchanan are the two unsigned picks remaining for the Patriots.