NFL Trade Rumors: Patriots’ Stephon Gilmore’s Name ‘Floated’ in Offseason Talks

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore steps on the field for an NFL football training camp practice, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

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Patriots cornerback and reigning Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Gilmore came up in trade talks this offseason, per Sports Illustrated‘s Albert Breer. 

Breer said the discussions took place both before the draft and during training camp, and ended as Patriots players began to opt out of the season, which freed up cap space. 

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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