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Cannon trade a little different?

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40yrpatsfan Supporter Supporter
Originally it was reported that we'd swap 4th, 5th, and 6th round choices as our comp for Cannon. Now it appears we swapped 6th's, but the remaining compensation is a 5th for a 4th:
On Thursday, we found out what the Patriots received for trading Marcus Cannon to the Houston Texans, with the Patriots sending Cannon, a fifth-rounder and a sixth rounder to the Texans for a fourth-round pick and a sixth rounder.... it’s expected the Pats received pick 122 (fourth rounder) and pick 187 (sixth rounder) while sending pick 158 (fifth round) and 194 (sixth round).

So our return was a slight improvement in the 6th round (194 to 187), and a big jump from 158 to 122. We don't get the 4th pick of day 3 (110), but we do end up with three 4th's and no 5th rather than two 4th's and a 5th.

ctpatsfan77 Supporter Supporter
To be fair, I think they just described it poorly. It was described as a trade of fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-round picks, which is what happened . . . just not quite the way some of us thought.