The New England Patriots have signed three rookies for next season

The New York Giants signed three players from the AFC East to their rookie contracts on Tuesday.

New England signed tight end David Dobbs and linebacker Dont’a Hightower.

New York also added wide receiver Michael Roberts and offensive lineman Chris Scott.

It’s the first year the Patriots have made the moves.

The team also signed three undrafted free agents on Tuesday: linebacker Jordan Poyer, offensive lineman Joe Staley and wide receiver John Diarse.