Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 10/2/13
Unhappy with the play so far this season of left tackle Bryant McKinnie, the Baltimore Ravens acquired left tackle Eugene Monroe from the Jacksonville Jaguars Tuesday night via a trade. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Ravens gave the Jaguars multiple third-day draft picks in exchange for the 26 year-old Monroe, who was originally selected eighth overall by Jacksonville in the 2009 NFL Draft out of Virginia. Monroe will cost a little more than $2.9 million against the Ravens salary cap the remainder of this season and he is basically a rented player right now because the 2014 year of his contract will void two days after the regular season. Being as the Ravens only have $1.213 million in cap space as of Tuesday evening, his new team will likely need to restructure a contract or two in order to accommodate his cap charge. Since the deal was first reported, several people seem to be upset that the Pittsburgh Steelers didn't make a move for Monroe. First, the Steelers wouldn't b...
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