5 Immediate Trades Eagles Can Make Following Week 6 Injury Losses

The Philadelphia Eagles have been dealt several injuries this season and could look to the trade market to navigate through them
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3. Trent Brown, OT, New England Patriots

A seventh-round pick out of Florida in 2015, Trent Brown started out his career with the San Francisco 49ers but took off when he was traded to the New England Patriots in 2018. That year, Bill Belichick was looking to rebuild his offensive line and desired power blockers, which is what they got in Brown.

The 6-foot-8, 370-pound Brown was a stellar left tackle that season but then hit the open market in 2019. One of the more coveted free agents, he signed a four-year, $66 million contract with the Oakland Raiders. Unfortunately, he wasn't the player they hoped he would be.

Brown moved to the right side for the Raiders but after just 16 games over a two-year period, he was sent back to the Patriots, along with a 2022 seventh-round pick, for a 2022 fifth-round pick. He's since rebounded and has become a trusted starter once again for New England.

Despite his fit with the Pats, they might be willing to trade the 30-year-old for two reasons. One is the fact that they're sitting at 1-5 and it feels as though they're ready to punt on the season and load up for the 2024 NFL Draft. Two, Brown is going to be a free agent in the offseason.

New England could wait to see if he signs elsewhere and nets them a compensatory selection in 2025 or they could try and get some draft capital now. If so, he would be a great replacement for Lane Johnson, who might not be back anytime soon.