According to multiple reports, the New England Patriots have swung a trade before the start of the season, trading third-string QB Jacoby Brissett to the Indianapolis Colts for wide receiver Phillip Dorsett. He has caught 51 passes for 753 yards and three touchdowns over the last two seasons. He has played in 26 games. He joins a Patriots receiving core that will likely include Brandin Cooks, Chris Hogan, Malcolm Mitchell, Danny Amendola and Matthew Slater.
The Patriots had a need at both at receiver and at punt returner, following the injuries in successive weeks to Julian Edelman and Cyrus Jones.
Dorsett is in his third year in the league.
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Brissett just completed a mammoth preseason game in which he threw for 341 yards and four touchdowns while adding a rushing touchdown as well. Scott Tolzien and Stephen Morrishad been competing for the backup spot, though the trade for Brissett suggests the Colts fancy him as a potential backup for Luck.
Dorsett, who was selected with the 29th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, was relatively quiet from a production standpoint in his first two NFL seasons.
Dorsett is the second player acquired by the Patriots Saturday, with the team making a trade with the Detroit Lions for cornerback and special teams player Johnson Bademosi.