Patriots acquire Isaac Sopoaga from Eagles for fifth-round pick

Sep 19, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga (97) along the sidelines during the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Lincoln Financial Field. The Chiefs defeated the Eagles 26-16. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Just before the 2013 NFL trade deadline, the New England Patriots have completed a deal for defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga of the Phialdelphia Eagles. The Patriots needed a big presence in their interior line, so the Sopoaga deal makes a natural fit.

What did the Patriots give up for the big-bodied defender?

From Eagles Insider:

The Eagles were also fielding offers for defensive end Vinny Curry, but it is unlikely they will take another hit along the defensive front.

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