Patriots coach Bill Belichick was using joint practices... - [Full Article]

Patriots coach Bill Belichick was using joint practices with the New Orleans Saints to prepare his team for the 2015 season.

But he was apparently doing a little window shopping as well.

On Tuesday, Belichick swung a trade for Saints return specialist Jalen Saunders, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the deal. The news was first reported by ESPN.

Fantasy Impact: 

Belichick might have just been trying to avoid the clamorous post-cut free agency period with the deal. Saunders might have lost the return job to Marcus Murphy in New Orleans and was a cut candidate heading into the roster downsizing period. Saunders, 22, was a fourth-round pick by the New York Jets during a regrettable 2014 draft piloted by short-term general manager John Idzik.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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