Packers trade Jerel Worthy to Patriots for late-round pick

The New England Patriots have acquired defensive tackle Jerel Worthy from the Green Bay Packers via a trade that's pending a physical, according to his agent, Chafie Fields.

Worthy, a former Michigan State standout, was acquired via the Patriots sending a late-round draft pick to the Packers.

Worthy has 15 career tackles, 2.5 sacks and one forced fumble. The 6-foot-2, 308-pounder had just one tackle last season in two games.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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