FOXBORO (CBS) – There was a blockbuster trade involving an NFL quarterback late Saturday night, and it did not involve the New England Patriots. But it does take one potential Patriots quarterback off the board.
According to multiple reports, the Rams and Lions agreed on a trade that will send Matthew Stafford to Los Angeles in exchange for Jared Goff, a third-round draft pick in 2021 and first-round selections in 2022 and 2023.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated said Saturday before the trade was agreed upon that the Patriots were among the teams interested in acquiring Stafford.READ MORE: It Happens Here: AMC Ponkapoag Camp In Randolph A Year-Round Hidden Gem
According to the NFL Network, more than six teams made offers on Stafford before he was traded to the Rams.MORE NEWS: Restaurant Reservations In Boston, Cambridge Drop Drastically
So with Stafford out of the mix, the Patriots will have to turn elsewhere as they look for their next quarterback.