The Patriots are getting a little bigger up the middle.
According to multiple reports,New England has acquired 32-year-old defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga from Philadelphia, along with a sixth-round pick, for a fifth-round selection.
The fourth-round pick by the 49ers in 2004, the Hawaii alum spent 2005-2012 in San Francisco before joining the Eagles prior to the 2013 season. In 133 career games played, he has 227 total tackles to go with 7 1/2 sacks, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. Last postseason, the 6-foot-2, 330-pounder had seven tackles and one sack for the NFC champion 49ers.
Eagles trade Isaac sopoaga and a 6th to patriots for a fifth rounder—
Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 29, 2013
Eagles announce they trade DT Isaac Sopoaga and a 6th to the Pats for a 5th round pick. He made over $3M already w/PHI in 2013—
Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) October 29, 2013
#Eagles paid NT Isaac Sopoaga $3.75 million for 8 games, 237 snaps and 18 tackles. That's $15,800 a snap.—
Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) October 29, 2013
#Eagles get a 5th-round pick from New England for Isaac Sopoaga and a 6th-round pick.—
Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) October 29, 2013
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