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2016 NFL Free Agency: New England Patriots Trade DE Chandler Jones To Arizona Cardinals For G Jonathan Cooper, 2nd Round 2016 NFL Draft Pick

A MONSTER deal in mid-March reshapes the draft...and a portion of the NFC West.

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Well this certainly changes things. The New England Patriots have sent DE Chandler Jones to the Arizona Cardinals for G Jonathan Cooper and their 2016 NFL Draft second-round pick:

SBN Team Sites On Jones-Cooper Swap

On the Pats' side, they move on from Jones who they were worried about getting locked into contractually while adding an early Day 2 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft along with a reclamation project in Cooper, the seventh overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

The Cardinals get a productive end in Jones that they can plug in immediately. In his four years in the NFL, he's amassed 36 sacks, 12.5 of those coming in 2015.

It's going to be a tall test twice a year for the Rams, especially for LT Greg Robinson.

The move shakes up the draft order just slightly: