Originally Posted by MK2V1GP
Are you sure about that one? I don't remember us trading a 2nd round pick to the Patriots. I'm fairly confident Tampa used that 2nd round pick on either Arrelious Benn or Brian Price. Idk where you got that one from.
Nope, it's true.
Tampa traded the pick (42nd) to Oakland for the 39th pick, which they used to draft Benn.
Then Oakland traded the pick to the Pats for the 44th and 190th pick.
Pats then drafted Gronk with the pick.
Here's a recap of the trades from Day Two of the the 2010 NFL Draft.
Oakland trades: 39th overall pick in 2010 NFL Draft
Tampa Bay trades: 42nd and 153rd overall picks in 2010 NFL Draft
Buccaneers used 39th pick on Illinois wide receiver Arrelious Benn (Illinois)...Oakland traded the 42nd pick.
New England trades: 44th and 190th overall picks in 2010 NFL Draft
Oakland trades: 42nd overall pick in 2010 NFL Draft
New England used 42nd pick on Arizona tight end Rob Gronkowski...Oakland used 44th pick on Texas defensive tackle Lamarr Houston.