By Matt McCarthy, 985TheSportsHub.com
Don’t count on the Patriots trading for Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs, at least according a series of new reports.
Speculation has grown in recent days that Diggs is frustrated in Minnesota as the Vikings offense struggles. That speculation was fueled even more by Diggs’ absence from practice on Wednesday, which was described as non-injury related.
“A league source with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday the Vikings have no plans to trade Diggs. Which makes more than surface sense. Even with Diggs moderately down in 2019 (he has 13 catches for 209 yards so far), the Vikings are a very viable playoff team in the NFC,” Curran wrote
ESPN’s Josina Anderson also reported that the Vikings do not plan on trading Diggs.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network added that Diggs is indeed frustrated with the Vikings, but the team has no interest in trading him.
On #Vikings WR Stefon Diggs: His frustration with the organization has been palpable. He was not at practice yesterday for non-injury reasons. Teammates are left wondering if he wants to be there. The team is adamant he is not available for a trade, barring some massive deal.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 3, 2019
Diggs is coming off a 1,000-yard year in 2018 and has hauled in 17 touchdowns over the last two seasons.
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