According to an NFL source, the New England Patriots are looking to make a move in the first round of the NFL Draft With six picks in the top 100, New England is armed and dangerous when it comes to having the ammunition to make a serious move up (or down) in the first round According to the source, the Patriots are interested in moving up for a player they deem worthy of consideration above their first pick (17th overall), and that player is California DE, Cameron Jordan Their potential trade partners include the Cowboys, Vikings and potentially one other team .
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
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).
Rumor Mill: Patriots Looking To Trade Up?
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