The Jamie Collins trade was a surprise to some New England Patriots players, but now that he’s gone to the Cleveland Browns, the team must exhibit its usual “next man up” mentality.

One linebacker who could be tasked with a more important role and additional responsibility on New England’s defense in Collins’ absence is Elandon Roberts.

NESN’s Michaela Vernava and Matt Chatham discussed Roberts and more in the video above, as seen on “NESN Sports Today” presented by People’s United Bank.