The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons have reportedly agreed to a minor NFL trade this morning.
New England has reportedly acquired a young tight end from Atlanta.
The Patriots are reportedly getting third-year tight end Eric Saubert from the Falcons in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick.
Saubert, 25, had five catches for 48 yards last year.
The Patriots are acquiring third-year tight end Eric Saubert from the Falcons in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft choice, per sources. Saubert is in his third sesson from Drake.
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New England is in need of some depth at the tight end position.
Rob Gronkowski has retired and Matt LaCosse suffered an apparent leg injury during the team’s first preseason game.
New England is set to continue its preseason schedule on Saturday at Tennessee.