NEW YORK CITY – Former Cal defensive lineman Cameron Jordan was selected Thursday by the New Orleans…
Rumor Mill: Patriots Looking To Trade Up?
Contrary to some reports, New England apparently has multiple trade targets considering their offer New England is offering their 1st round pick (17th overall) a 2nd round pick (60th overall) for the Cowboys 1st round pick (9th overall) The Patriots are also willing to part with their other 1st round pick (28th overall) and 2nd round pick (33rd overall)
If a deal cannot be brokered with Dallas, the Patriots are looking to make a similar deal with the Minnesota Vikings who hold the 12th overall pick
One wildcard comes with the board sorting itself out among defenders Teams in need of defensive impact players may not be willing to let New England jump up to go get their guy
Other names on the board being considered by teams in the top 10-15 include; J.J. Watt, Nick Failey, Da'Quan Bowers and Robert Quinn. If Dallas opts to keep their pick, the Patriots are working to make a deal with other teams.
Jordan offers the prototypical size and speed (6-4, 287) needed to be an impact player for teams in need of a pass rusher The Patriots managed just 36 sacks last year, (Tied for 14th in the league).
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