BOSTON (CBS) – The Patriots have reportedly made a move to shore up their defensive line.
Field Yates of ESPN reported Saturday that New England will trade a pick to the Cleveland Browns for defensive tackle Danny Shelton.
Mike Reiss of ESPN added that Shelton, who was drafted No. 12 overall in 2015, is set to earn a base salary of $2.030 million this year.
Shelton will provide depth for the Patriots’ defensive tackle position that includes Malcom Brown and Lawrence Guy.