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Duron Harmon Learned He Was Traded To Lions While In Dentist Chair | New England Patriots

Surprised by the New England Patriots’ decision to trade Duron Harmon to the Detroit Lions? So was Harmon.

During an interview Friday with Lions team reporter Tori Petry, the now-former Patriots safety explained how he learned about the trade. It all went down during one extremely eventful dentist appointment.

“This is going to be a funny story,” Harmon said. “So on Wednesday morning, I had to go to the dentist. I had to get a small procedure done, and while I’m there, the dentist was like, ‘You know what, your wisdom tooth up to the top has a little crack in it. We might as well just take it out while we’re doing the procedure on here.’ He was like, ‘It won’t be that bad, I promise you. You’ll have a couple days of pain and you’ll be all right.’

“So he starts wiggling the tooth, and my phone is

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Duron Harmon was at dentist when Bill Belichick told him he was traded from Patriots to Lions

More than a few reporters have described getting information out of Bill Belichick to be like pulling teeth.

Well, recently traded Patriots safety Duron Harmon had his own dental-work interaction with the coach on Wednesday. He was informed of his trade to the Detroit Lions by the Patriots coach while sitting in the dentist’s chair.

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Harmon explained in his introductory Skype session (that’s the new way NFL acquisitions are being introduced in the coronavirus era) with reporter Tori Petry of the Lions team website: 

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New England Patriots traded Duron Harmon to Lions while he was in dentist chair: ‘He starts wiggling the tooth and my phone is vibrating’

Former Patriots safety Duron Harmon found out he had been traded to the Lions while getting a tooth pulled Wednesday morning.

Harmon, who was dealt to Detroit after seven seasons in New England, originally went to the dentist for a small procedure. His dentist suggested he also get a wisdom tooth removed during the appointment and had just started that process when Pats head coach Bill Belichick called Harmon to relay the news of the trade.

“He starts wiggling the tooth and my phone is vibrating,” Harmon told Lions team reporter Tori Petry. “For some reason — I don’t really even look at my phone when I’m at the dentist — but I pulled it out and saw it was Coach Belichick. I was like, ‘Alright, I’ll call him back when this guy finishes taking out my tooth. Literally, 10 minutes go by and he calls me again. Right

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