Originally written on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 4/21/12

PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 20: Asante Samuel #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs from the field after defeating the San Francisco 49ers at Lincoln Financial Field on December 20, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
The Philadelphia Eagles found a partner in the Denver Broncos willing to trade for Pro Bowl corner Asante Samuel, per NFL sources. But Denver’s low offer–a 5th or 6th round player or an unnamed player–wasn’t the straw that broke the camel’s back. Per the Inquirer’s Jeff MacLane, the deal fell through because the Broncos and Samuel couldn’t come to terms: While Samuel has agreed to restructure the remaining two years of his contract – he’s slated to earn $10 million this season and $11.5 million next season – he has yet to consent to some other requests by Denver, sources said. The Eagles reportedly hoped to receive a 3rd or 4th-round pick for Samuel, but with the draft just days away and Philadelphia’s interest in offloading Samuel known by every team in the league, the Birds have lost all bargaining power. The 31-year old Samuel has 45 career interceptions, 23 of those occurring during his 4 years with the Eagles. So what is the team to do? They have little choice but to sit back a...
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