Found March 30, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
It looks like the reason the Tennessee Titans aren’t as interested in trading for Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel as people had thought, is because they aren’t willing to give up a third round pick in exchange for him.
According to Peter King of SI.com, the only way the Titans will trade for Samuel is if the asking price is a fourth round pick or less.
Right now the Eagles are only willing to go as low as a third round pick. Unless they get desperate and trade him for less than a third rounder, or release him, they’ll be stuck with him for the season.
BEST OF MAXIM
For the second straight offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles are engulfed in trade rumors concerning their former All Pro Corner Asante Samuel. Samuel is past his prime, but he still has a lot to contribute to a team. That team, however, is not the Eagles. Philadelphia plays host to two starting Corners in Nnamdi Asomugha [...]
Any buzz that the Detroit Lions are interested in pursuing a deal for Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel has been swiftly muted and unplugged.
It apparently rates a zero on the noise meter.
Not a chance, a league source with knowledge of the Lions interest said Thursday.
The Lions have been seeking to upgrade the cornerback position since the end of the season, and Samuels...
According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, the Tennessee Titans aren’t on the verge of trading for Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel despite last night’s report that a deal could get done within the next few days.
Wyatt stated that the Titans won’t give up a conditional third-round pick for Samuel and that he doubts they’ll end up making a deal for him.
Ah, the news cycle. It can’t be controlled or predicted, but things seem to absolutely kick up when my real world time is most limited.
I will survive.
A lot is happening in Eagles news, and hopefully I will have more time to reflect, comment and dissect this weekend. But until then, a rundown of the news.
-Samuel to the Titans? CSNPhilly’s Derrick Gunn is hearing that Asante...