New England Patriots

ORCHARD PARK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 01: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on during a game against the Buffalo Bills at Bills Stadium on November 01, 2020 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images)

The 2020 NFL trade deadline has come and gone, and the Patriots were one of the only teams to make a move in a quiet year for swaps. COVID-19 and salary cap uncertainty likely contributed to the relative lack of moves at this year’s trade deadline. But the Pats did make a move, acquiring wide receiver Isaiah Ford from the Miami Dolphins.

Read below for a recap of moves across the league at the trade deadline.

NFL Trade Deadline: Patriots News

3:22 p.m.: According to Jim McBride of the Boston Globe, the Patriots are sending a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Dolphins in exchange for Isaiah Ford.

— On new Patriots receiver Isaiah Ford, Brian Flores said last week: “He’s dependable, he’s accountable, and he’s gotten open and made some plays in some critical situations.” Read more about the Patriots’ acquisition of Ford here.

2:53 p.m.: The Patriots have made a move, and it’s within the AFC East: they are acquiring wide receiver Isaiah Ford from the Miami Dolphins, according to Adam Schefter.

— There is a rumored asking price for cornerback Stephon Gilmore, and it is high.

NFL News

3:52 p.m.: Per Ian Rapoport, the Dolphins are acquiring running back DeAndre Washington for a draft pick. The Dolphins get depth at RB, while the Chiefs deal from a position of strength with dynamic rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire and veteran Le’Veon Bell on their roster.

— Will Fuller himself is sitting there waiting patiently to see what happens with him and the Texans at the NFL trade deadline.

— Per Dianna Russini, the Packers have discussed trading for Texans wide receiver Will Fuller. He’s been a popular name in trade rumors for a while.

— Not trade-related, but the Seahawks are expected to release tight end Luke Wilson, according to Adam Schefter. The Patriots could use a competent NFL-ready tight end on their roster, so it’s worth monitoring.

— According to Josina Anderson, “trade talks are not building” for Browns tight end David Njoku.

NFL Trades

A handful of deals have already gone down just ahead of the 2020 NFL trade deadline. Here’s a list of the action below.

— According to Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero, the 49ers traded LB Kwon Alexander to the Saints for LB Kiko Alonso and a conditional fifth-round pick.

— The Pittsburgh Steelers traded a 2022 fifth-round pick to the New York Jets for linebacker Avery Williamson and a 2022 seventh-round pick.

— Defensive tackle Eli Ankou goes to the Dallas Cowboys, who sent a 2022 seventh-round pick back to the Houston Texans.

— The Los Angeles Chargers traded defensive back Desmond King to the Tennessee Titans for a 2021 sixth-round pick (via Jacksonville).

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