Patriots leaning on two-TE formations

With fewer three-receiver or more packages being called upon this season, the Patriots will likely continue to dress just four receivers on game day, with the final spot coming down to Brian Tyms or Aaron Dobson.

Fantasy Impact: 

The Patriots were in two-TE formation on 31 of 74 snaps in Week 8. They are 6-0 this season when they play two-TE on at least one-third of the snaps. Michael Hoomanawanui led the tight ends in snaps with 46, Rob Gronkowski played 41, while Tim Wright checked in with 22.

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