Revisiting that Seymour trade

As the Pats prepare for Oakland and former Pro Bowl teammate, the 'what-ifs' begin

Updated: September 27, 2011, 8:12 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Two years have passed since the New England Patriots traded defensive lineman Richard Seymour to the Oakland Raiders. As the two sides prepare to meet again for the first time since that jaw-dropping swap just before the kickoff of the 2009 season, the question is naturally raised: Would the Patriots do it again?

Another decade might have to pass before it's fair to declare a judgment. As part of the deal, the Patriots acquired Oakland's 2011 first-round pick, which New England used to ...

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