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Hours after a Monday evening beating that propelled their chronicle to 7-0, the Unusual England Patriots made a move to offer quarterback Tom Brady one other weapon.
The Patriots and Atlanta Falcons agreed to a alternate that can ship receiver Mohamed Sanu to Unusual England for a 2d-round draft take, a person with files of the deal told USA TODAY Sports actions’ Mike Jones. The person requested anonymity for the explanation that deal hasn’t been officially announced.
Sanu, 30, used to be in his fourth season with the Falcons. By six video games, he had 33 catches for 313 yards and a landing. Sanu spent the first four seasons of his occupation with the Cincinnati Bengals after being taken out of Rutgers in the third round of the 2012 draft.
The Patriots whooped the Unusual York Jets 33-0 on Monday without receiver Josh Gordon, who is battling knee and ankle accidents. They traded Demaryius Thomas to the Jets early in the season and launched Antonio Brown decrease than two weeks after signing him, all of which contributed to Unusual England’s deficiency at wideout.
Sanu joins an offensive assault that, led by Brady and a disciplined traipse recreation, ranks fifth in passing yards per contest (279.7) and first in complete functions per recreation (31.9).
The Falcons fell to 1-6 over the weekend and are in closing reveal in the AFC South. With coach Dan Quinn on the hot seat, the team might presumably continue selling as the Oct. 29 alternate gash lend a hand-off date approaches.