Eagles WR Nelson Agholor reportedly could be made available via trade, which could interest Patriots

Ryan Hannable
April 24, 2019 - 3:24 pm
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It's widely known the Patriots were interested in wide receivers this offseason, but they haven't exactly landed any proven ones -- yet.

Perhaps their chance could come this weekend during the NFL draft via trade. After all, the Patriots have 12 overall selections and six in the top 101.

According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, Eagles receiver Nelson Agholor could be traded if the Eagles draft a receiver. He has a $9.4 million fully guaranteed price tag. He likely would gain the Patriots' interest if he were to become available in a deal.

The 25-year old has spent all four of his NFL seasons with the Eagles and finished last season with 64 catches for 736 yards and four touchdowns in 16 games. His best year may have come in 2017 when he hauled in 62 passes for 768 yards and eight touchdowns.

As of now, the Patriots wide receiver depth chart has Julian Edelman, Phillip Dorsett, Demaryius Thomas, Braxton Berrios, Maurice Harris, Bruce Ellington and Damoun Patterson. It seems to be a priority via the draft, but some proven talent would also help.

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