Lions trade TE Michael Roberts to Patriots

The Detroit Lions are trading tight end Michael Roberts to the Patriots for a future, late-round draft pick.
Roberts' a fourth-round pick in 2017, flashed some potential at various points during his two-plus years here, but couldn't seem to maintain his momentum, often due to injuries. Lions added four TEs this offseason while overhauling the room. Overhaul complete.

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Roberts caught just 13 balls for 146 yards and three touchdowns in his two seasons in Detroit and was sidelined for the end of 2018 due to a shoulder injury. He showed flashes of solid ability both years, but just never reached his NFL potential. With a good camp and preseason, Roberts could push Matt LaCosse for snaps during the suspension of Ben Watson.

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