New England Patriots rookie wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell is making two notable transitions this year — from college football to the NFL, and from living his entire life in Georgia to becoming familiar with the Northeast.
As it relates to the latter, a few things stand out.
“Dunkin’ Donuts, CVS,” he said of things that seem to pop up around every street corner. “And just blue-collar workmanship, it is way more evident visually than other areas I’ve visited.”
Mitchell, 23, has tried to adopt a similar approach with his football career. He opened the year as the Patriots’ No. 3 receiver, which is a quick rise compared to most other wide receiver draft picks in Bill Belichick’s 17-year tenure as coach.
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