With less than two weeks remaining until the NFL trade deadline, trade rumors are heating up.
Reports out of New England suggest one Patriots wide receiver could be on the move.
ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported that "multiple teams" have inquired about wideout Kendrick Bourne, and that Bourne would welcome a change of scenery.
It's not a done deal that the Patriots would move Bourne. Fowler wrote that the New England front office is "inclined to keep" Bourne, but a good enough offer could still change their minds.
Fowler singled out one team, in particular, that would make sense as a trade partner for Bourne: the Las Vegas Raiders. The Patriots and Raiders have completed two trades since Josh McDaniels left New England to become the Raiders' head coach and Las Vegas could use a field-stretcher.
Bourne, in his sixth NFL season and second in New England, has slipped down the Patriots depth chart this season. After catching 55 passes for 800 yards and five touchdowns last season, Bourne has 11 catches for 156 yards and no scores through three games. He ranks sixth on the team in targets with 14.
Bourne played just four snaps in the Patriots' win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday due to a toe injury, so his health could be a factor in whether or not a deal gets done.