FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced today that they have acquired OL Trent Brown and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick (143rd overall) in a trade with San Francisco in exchange for the Patriots third-round draft pick (95th overall).
Brown, 25, is a veteran of three NFL seasons with San Francisco after originally entering the NFL as a seventh-round draft pick (244th overall) out of Florida in the 2015 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-8, 355-pounder, has played in 31 games with 18 starts. Brown has made 16 starts at right tackle and two at left tackle during his career. Last season, he started all 10 games that he played in with nine starts at right tackle and one at left tackle before landing on injured reserve.