Eagles are trading CB Eric Rowe to Patriots for OL Josh Kline and a draft pick, league sources tell @MikeReiss and me.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 6, 2016
Eagles and Patriots nearly had a trade worked out for Eric Rowe last week. But new deal gets done today.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 6, 2016
According to Jeff McLane, the draft pick is a fourth round pick which can become a third based on incentives.
Josh Kline has 18 career starts at guard. He was an undrafted rookie out of Kent State. Also the 4th rder can become a 3d, per source.— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) September 6, 2016
[UPDATE: 12:25 PM EST] -- The Eagles are apparently already shopping Kline, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
New Eagles' OL Josh Kline might not be in Philly long -- or at all. Eagles already in deep discussions to trade Kline, sources tell ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 6, 2016
[UPDATE 2: 6:22 PM EST] -- Les Bown is reporting that Kline is NOT involved in the trade.
Whatever this unannounced #Eagles trade involving Eric Rowe is, my understanding is that Josh Kline no longer is involved in any way...— Les Bowen (@LesBowen) September 6, 2016
[UPDATE 3: 6:28 PM EST] - Adam Schefter is also reporting that Kline is not in the trade.
OL Josh Kline no longer will be included in trade sending CB Eric Rowe to Patriots. Kline remains Patriots property and could be released.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 6, 2016
Just last spring, the Eagles traded up five spots to draft Rowe in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Rowe played the majority of his college career at Utah at safety, before spending his senior year at cornerback.
Rowe saw major playing time in the final six games of his rookie season in2 015, starting the final five because of an injury to Nolan Carroll.
Kline, 26, went undrafted out of Kent State in 2013. Last season he played in 14 games for the Patriots and started 13, He rotated between right and left guard. He has 18 career starts in three years with New England.
The Patriots had signed Kline to a two-year extension worth as much as $4.9 million in mid-November. He underwent shoulder surgery this offseason to fix an injury that caused him to miss two games in 2015.
Kline was also getting snaps at center this offseason, according to Mark Daniels of South Coast Today.com.