Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/24/14
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The Eagles are closer to trading away cornerback Asante Samuel and indications are he'll be on another roster by the time the first round of the draft is completed Thursday, perhaps even earlier. Samuel, who is scheduled to earn $21.5 million over the next two seasons, is an expensive luxury for a team with Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie expected to start and nickel cornerback Joselio Hanson under contract. Samuel, 31, said last August, when the Eagles signed Asomugha to a five-year, $60 million deal, that he welcomed a trade and wasn't sure of his place on the roster. The Eagles reportedly came close to trading Samuel to the Lions in October and other deals with the Broncos and Titans this offseason never neared completion. Detroit remains interested at the right price and the Falcons, according to FOX's Jay Glazer, entered the bidding. Atlanta hasn't received a good return from the signing of Dunta Robinson, who turned 30 earlier this month...
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