But he was apparently doing a little window shopping as well.
Saunders, 22, was a fourth-round pick by the New York Jets during a regrettable 2014 draft piloted by short-term general manager John Idzik. Saunders was cut on Sept. 29 of that year, just three games into his rookie season.
Now, the speedy return threat has a new home in Foxborough. Per Rapoport, the deal is for a future conditional seventh-round pick.