Patriots reportedly trade TE Jacob Hollister to Seahawks

Ryan Hannable
April 29, 2019 - 4:38 pm
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The tight end position for the Patriots was viewed as one of the weakest on the roster, and now it's getting even weaker.

According to ESPN's Field Yates, Jacob Hollister has been traded to the Seahawks for a conditional 2020 seventh-round pick. Hollister has struggled to stay on the field, as he's played in 23 games over his two-year career, including just eight last year.

In his two years with the Patriots, he had eight catches for 94 yards. Hollister had showed flashes over the summer in both seasons, but just couldn't put it together or stay on the field during the season.

The Patriots now are left with Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Stephen Anderson, Matt LaCosse and Ryan Izzo at tight end. They did not address the position via the draft.

It would not be a surprise if a move or two is coming, as it doesn't seem like the team can enter training camp with its current depth at the position.

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