Found April 25, 2012 on Eagles Addict:
Asante Samuel has been traded to the Atlanta Falcons for what has been described as an “undisclosed pick” in this year’s draft.  The consensus, though not official, is that it’s Atlanta’s sixth-rounder. Using the term “undisclosed pick” in compensation for Samuel is code for “we got absolute crap for a good player.” How in the world did they only get so little for arguably a top 10 cornerback, a guy who makes his living intercepting passes and making plays? Unfortunately, the answer is most likely due to Samuel’s contract demands with other teams that were in the mix for his services. Jeff McLane reported a while back, and then reminded everyone via twitter that the Eagles could have had a second and third-round pick for him last summer had a deal with Detroit had gone through. So, in just eight months time, the Eagles went from getting two second-day picks to an “undisclosed pick?”  To say that’s a pisser is an understatement! Just as I wrote a short time ago, the problem with p
  • Pardon me, you do'not give away good players! There will come a day when one of the other corners gets hurt or even out for the year and then the morons will check every under the rock for an replacement!

    Plus they went alltogether wrong on trying to trade him. They couldn't sell a cold drink on a very hot day!

    They will be lucky to finish 8-8 this year also! Just hope Laurie sells the team and new owners clean house period!

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