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Patriots’ new defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga eager to help out

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FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots’ newest defensive tackle, Isaac Sopoaga, had quite the day Tuesday after finding out he’d been traded from the Eagles to the Patriots.

“Oh, you know about the meaning of the word ‘hectic’, right?” Sopoaga said. “When I found out yesterday, I was with the Eagles, and then, I have to drive to South Jersey to pack my stuff and get ready. You know how that feels.

“Doing your own ‘Fast and the Furious’ thing on the highway, even though it was a 50-m.p.h. speed limit. But us Samoan people, we go double the speed limit. I was going roadrunner speed.”

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