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Patriots trade Marcus Cannon to the Texans for pick swaps

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Well, now we know why Trent Brown is here.

The Patriots today traded RT Marcus Cannon to the Texans for picks swaps in the 4th, 5th and 6th round, a league source confirmed.

The move will save the Patriots about $6.3 million after a dead cap charge of $2.6 million.

What does it mean? Is this a good deal? Who's going to play where now?

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