4 Patriots players we want to see more of in 2nd preseason game

Could these players have a legitimate role going forward, or will they end up fading?
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3. Kayshon Boutte, WR

Receiver has been a fun position to watch throughout camp, with both sixth-round rookies having some strong moments. Both Kayshon Boutte and Demario Douglas have shown they can have a role in this offense, even as late-round picks. Boutte is the more intriguing name, to me, because of his long-awaited potential coming out of LSU.

Most of us know, by now, that Boutte had a high ceiling ever since his first season with LSU. Inconsistencies throughout his college career somewhat derailed his draft stock and potential, but now that he's in a good situation and under one of the best coaches in the game, he's taken full advantage of his time.

In the first preseason game, Boutte played 20 snaps, getting two targets and securing both for seven yards. I would love to see more of Boutte in the coming preseason action. This is a team that doesn't know much about the receiver position beyond this year, other than the recently-extended DeVante Parker.

if Boutte can continue to get worked in and targeted, there's a great chance he can become a focal point of the offense in the coming years.