Insider Only Report: Patriots near deal with Panthers for DE Julius Peppers

Vic Carucci of reports, the New England Patriots are primed to acquire Panthers star defensive end Julius Peppers in-exchange for the second round pick (34th overall) that the Patriots received in the Matt Cassel trade.
According to the report, the two sides are hopeful to finalize a deal before the draft. Peppers would play opposite OLB Adalius Thomas
The Patriots have already made major changes to their roster after an 11-5 non-playoff season.

Key additions
TE Chris Baker
LB Tully Banta-Cain
CB Leigh Bodden
WR Joey Galloway
LS Nathan Hodel
WR Greg Lewis
CB Shawn Springs
RB Fred Taylor

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