Lions trade LB Kyle Van Noy to Patriots, report says

Posted at 3:08 PM, Oct 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-25 15:08:21-04

The Detroit Lions have traded linebacker Kyle Van Noy to the New England Patriots, according to multiple reports.

ESPN's Field Yates said the team is expected to get draft picks in return for Van Noy.

Van Noy was drafted by the Lions in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. In seven games this season, he has 23 tackles and one sack.

In his previous two seasons with the Lions, he only combined for 16 tackles.