Broncos trade draft pick for Patriots tight end A.J. Derby

The Denver Broncos added depth at tight end when they acquired A.J. Derby from the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth-round draft pick.

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The Denver Broncos added depth at tight end when they acquired A.J. Derby from the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth-round draft pick.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news, which the team later confirmed.

New England took Derby out of Arkansas with their sixth-round pick in 2015. He hasn’t recorded a catch and has played sparingly this season.

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