According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, the New England Patriots are closing in on a trade for Eagles DT Isaac Sopoaga. Sopoaga, a 32-year-old nose tackle, played for the San Francisco 49ers from 2004 to 2012 before signing a three-year, $12 million deal with Philadelphia in March of 2013. Sopoaga has 223 tackles and 7.5 sacks through his NFL career to date. The 10th-year player out of Hawaii has started seven games this season for the Eagles, racking up 10 tackles.
Sounds like New England close to trading for Eagles DT Isaac Sopoaga.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 29, 2013