The cross-pollination between Josh McDaniels’ Raiders and Bill Belichick’s Patriots has a new chapter. This time, the two clubs have struck a deal on a trade that will second offensive tackle Justin Herron to Las Vegas, which also involves the teams flipping draft picks, according to the NFL Network. As it relates to the specific pick swap, SI.com reports that the Patriots get a 2024 sixth-round selection, while the Raiders get a 2024 seventh-rounder along with Herron.
Herron entered the NFL as a sixth-round draft choice of the Patriots back in 2020 out of Wake Forest. The 6-foot-5, 305-pounder had been a reserve tackle throughout his tenure in Foxborough. Over 28 regular season games played, Herron started in 10 of them. He also got the start in New England’s lone playoff game during the 2021 season.
Through two games this season, Herron did not see any game action.
When asked about the trade on Wednesday, Belichick would not confirm it “but when we can, if we can, we will.”
This isn’t exactly an earth-shattering move and the Patriots are pretty deep at offensive tackle. On top of starters…
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Author : Tyler Sullivan
Publish date : 2022-09-21 17:30:32
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