Earlier today, reports emerged stating that the Eagles were sending Eric Rowe to the New England Patriots in exchange for 26 year old lineman Josh Kline. Adam Schefter has now reported that while the deal is still happening, Kline is not a part of it.
OL Josh Kline no longer will be included in trade sending CB Eric Rowe to Patriots. Kline remains Patriots property and could be released.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 6, 2016
This was first reported by Les Bowen:
Whatever this unannounced #Eagles trade involving Eric Rowe is, my understanding is that Josh Kline no longer is involved in any way…
— Les Bowen (@LesBowen) September 6, 2016
The 26 year old guard was set to add even more depth to a now crowded O-line after playing in 14 games for the Patriots last year. An undrafted rookie in 2013, Kline appears to be staying in New England…for now…maybe?
As of right now, it’s not clear what the substitute for Kline is in the deal..but if there’s one thing we’ve come to expect this offseason, it’s the unexpected.
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