The Patriots had a new face at training camp on Tuesday, adding tight end Eric Saubert to the team’s post-Rob Gronkowski depth chart. New England traded a conditional seventh round draft pick to the Falcons in exchange for the 25-year-old.
In his third season out of Drake University, Saubert was deemed superfluous to the requirements of Atlanta’s 53-man roster.
TRADE: We have traded TE Eric Saubert to the Patriots for a conditional draft pick.
STORY – https://t.co/U4l4v3T8ub
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“We certainly wish him well,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn offered Monday.