Players Surprised By Mankins Trade [VIDEO]
The Patriots trade of Logan Mankins on Tuesday caught everyone by surprise. But as the dust begins to settle, what exactly did they get in return?Tight end Tim Wright is now the newest member of the Patriots as he comes from Tampa Bay along with a 4th round pick for Mankins. Wright was an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers a year ago but made an impact on the Bucaneers offense by catching 54 passes for 571 yards and 5 touchdowns. In college Wright was a wide receiver before converting to tight end last season. At 6’4″ 220 pounds he is being compared to former Pats tight end Aaron Hernandez with respect to body type and athleticism.