From 2012-2014, the New England Patriots depth chart at defensive end was characterized by its lack of depth. For three years, Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich bore the brunt of the snap count because the Patriots simply didn't haveShow More Summary
After trading for defensive end Chandler Jones, the Arizona Cardinals bolstered their defensive line once again by taking Ole Miss defensive end Robert Nkemdiche with the 29th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday. Nkemdicke was the former No. Show More Summary
Bruce Arians: Cardinals will have money to re-sign Chandler Jones in '17
The Cardinals pulled off a trade for Chandler Jones this month that surprised many people because there wasn’t much indication the Patriots were trying to deal Jones. Count Cardinals coach Bruce Arians among those caught off guard. Arians said Wednesday that Jones was an unexpected way for the team to satisfy its desire to improve…
The New England Patriots and the St. Louis Cardinals pulled off perhaps the biggest trade this off-season, with the Pats sending Chandler Jones to the Cardinals.
Chris Long will be joining the New England Patriots on a one-year deal after the team traded Chandler Jones.
Chandler Jones says he’s eager to show the Cardinals got the better end of the trade that sent him from New England to Arizona. The Patriots may have traded Jones in part because of the January incident when he was hospitalized for a bad reaction to synthetic marijuana, but Jones insisted at his introductory press…
The Patriots continue to make moves at a dizzying rate. A day after sending pass rusher Chandler Jones to Arizona and hours after trading for Bears tight end Martellus Bennett, the Patriots have acquired another former Bear, via free agency. Linebacker Shea McClellin has agreed to terms on a three-year deal with the Patriots, via…
The New England Patriots stayed busy Wednesday, one day after trading away defensive end Chandler Jones and signing defensive end Chris Long. The team pulled off another deal, one that netted veteran tight end Martellus Bennett from the Chicago Bears. The Patriots will reportedly send a fourth-round draft pick to the Bears for Bennett and […]
Chandler Jones is Cardinals' answer at pass-rusher -- if they can keep him long-term
Chandler Jones is in the final year of his contract and among the reasons why the Patriots likely felt comfortable trading him to the Cardinals this week is that signing him to a long-term deal promises to be an expensive proposition for a team with several other key pieces approaching free agency. At Wednesday’s press…
The Patriots and Cardinals pulled off a stunning trade on Tuesday, and somehow both teams won. Eric Weddle, meanwhile, has a new home after a busy two days of NFL free agency. Just when we thought things were quieting down in the NFL after a frenetic first week of free agency, business picked up in a big way Monday and Tuesday. Show More Summary
Karl Dunbar took the fall, but he wasn’t the only problem with the Bills’ defensive line. The Dolphins’ search for a running back continues after C.J. Anderson stayed in Denver. The Chandler Jones trade makes sense when you consider he’s heading into the last year of his contract. Donald Trump donated $30,000 to the Jets’…
The New England Patriots made two big personnel moves on Tuesday when it sent Pro Bowl defensive end Chandler Jones to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for offensive guard Jonathan Cooper and signed Chris Long.
Easy go, easy come. No sooner had the New England Patriots shipped out one big-name pass-rusher, trading Chandler Jones to the Arizona Cardinals, than they added another, signing Chris Long to a one-year deal. Long, 30, had spent all eight years of his NFL career with the Rams (now in Los Angeles but based in St. […]
Jon Jones is excited his younger brother Chandler Jones no longer plays for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). No, not because of that. Chandler was traded from the four-time Super Bowl champions earlierShow More Summary
The Patriots bring in Long after trading Chandler Jones to Arizona. Defensive end and 2008 No. 2 pick Chris Long has signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots, according to a report from ESPN's Trey Wingo. Long himself later...Show More Summary
The New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals made a major trade Tuesday, one that appears to have its roots in the recent playoffs and will resonate during April’s draft. Defensive end Chandler Jones, New England’s first-round draft pick in 2012, goes to Arizona for guard Jonathan Cooper, that team’s first-rounder in 2013, plus a second-round pick […]
The New England Patriots signed Chris Long as their replacement for Chandler Jones on Tuesday.
Trades are a relative rarity in the National Football League. Trades involving Pro Bowl players are even rarer. A trade involving arguably the best defensive player on a perennial Super Bowl contender being shipped out of town? It just doesn't happen, folks. Well, it happened Tuesday. Show More Summary