Patriots won’t activate offensive tackle acquired before season via trade

The Patriots gained’t add accessible offensive deal with depth earlier than their last sport of the season regardless of starter Trent Brown’s unsure standing.

Tyrone Wheatley Jr., who was acquired through commerce from the Browns for working again Pierre Strong earlier than the season, gained’t be introduced off of injured reserve earlier than his activation window is closed, head coach Bill Belichick stated Wednesday. Wheatley, who has been again practising with the group for 3 weeks, performed simply 5 particular groups snaps all season.