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Josh Gordon, one of the NFL's most frustrating talents, is now a member of the New England Patriots.

The Pats traded for Gordon on Tuesday, adding him to an already-crowded receiving corps that includes Rob Gronkowski, Chris Hogan, Phillip Dorsett, Cordarrelle Patterson (along with Julian Edelman when he returns from suspension), as well as a group of running backs capable of catching passes.

So what does that mean for the wideout's fantasy football value? The short answer is you should stash him - particularly in dynasty leagues - but not expect much until later this season, if at all.

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There are a few factors to consider here, so let's break them down with a longer answer:

1. Is he 100 percent healthy?

It sounds that way:

But hamstring injuries can linger, so could the Pats bring him back slowly? That would make him more of a long-term investment for the Pats than an immediate impact player.

2. Midseason trades of receivers don't always work out the year they're made

I always cite the case of Roy Williams when talking about midseason trades of WRs. The Detroit Lions dealt him to the Dallas Cowboys in 2008, and in 10 games with them that year, he totaled just 198 yards.

It's because wideouts need time - an offseason helps - to get into rhythm and on the same page as a quarterback and to learn the playbook. So it's not like Gordon will be trusted right away when he's healthy.

3. The depth chart is super-crowded

See above. There are so many mouths to feed in New England that change from game to game depending on the situation. It's Gronk, Edelman and Hogan in that order by Week 5.

What should you do in this situation? Again, he's a stash in deep leagues if you have a room until further notice or he could be a keeper next year depending on your team's rules, simply because that prodigious talent might make him an X-factor by midseason.

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