Cowboys

Cowboys Trade DT Ben Bass To Patriots For CB

By Mike Fisher | 105.3 The Fan
View Comments
(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

1268572 Mike Fisher
 Mike Fisher is an award-winning newspaper journalist, the author of...
Read More
Cowboys Central
Buy Cowboys Tickets
Sun Sep.21
  Away vs St Louis Rams
findticketsbtn Cowboys Trade DT Ben Bass To Patriots For CB
Sun Sep.28
    Home vs New Orleans Saints
findticketsbtn Cowboys Trade DT Ben Bass To Patriots For CB
Sun Oct.5
    Home vs Houston Texans
findticketsbtn Cowboys Trade DT Ben Bass To Patriots For CB
Sun Oct.12
    Away vs Seattle Seahawks
findticketsbtn Cowboys Trade DT Ben Bass To Patriots For CB
Shop for Cowboys Gear NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
More Cowboys

Cowboys News Cowboys News

CoachesCorner Coaches Corner

JerryJonesShow The Owners Box

CowboysCheerleaders Cowboys Cheerleaders

Fantasy_tileNFL Cheerleaders

OXNARD (CBSDFW.COM) – The Cowboys have a sudden need in their secondary and sudden faith in their “waves” along the defensive line and have therefore traded defensive tackle Ben Bass to the Patriots in exchange for cornerback Justin Green.

Green (5’11” 195 lbs) is 23, went undrafted last season, but ran a 4.32 40 at his Illinois pro day. He was largely a practice squad player for the Patriots last year, playing in two games for New England.

He’ll get a chance to bolster a secondary that will be without drug-suspended Orlando Scandrick for the first four games of the season.

Bass (6-4 and 288 pounds), a Plano West graduate, was undrafted out of Texas A&M and has been limited in his two years in the NFL, having played in just two games in 2012.

He’s been sidelined with a hamstring injury during this training camp but was preparing to participate on some level Tuesday in the Cowboys-Raiders combined workout when he was pulled back due to the trade.

Bass was going to struggle to make the team as youngsters like Davon Coleman and Dartwan Bush have come on.

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest Sports:

View Comments