Trade surprise: Patriots reportedly send LB Jamie Collins to Cleveland (Shutdown Corner)

One of the big storylines in New England this season has been when – and how – the Patriots will pay three of its young star defensive players: linebackers Dont’a Hightower and Jamie Collins, and cornerback Malcolm Butler. The Patriots traded versatile linebacker Jamie Collins, seen here getting an interception earlier this year, to Cleveland. According to multiple reports, the Patriots are trading Collins to the Cleveland Browns.