Belichick responds to early trade report

FOXBOROUGH — Bill Belichick responded to a report that the Patriots would be possibly trading up to nab Cal defensive lineman Cameron Jordan on the NFL network. As usual, he was sly in his response.

“I don’t know,” Belichick said. “We’re prepared to talk and will be prepared to pick when the time comes.

“If we pick we pick, if we trade we trade.”

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