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Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

Posted on: March 22, 2011 10:01 am
Edited on: March 22, 2011 12:38 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Kevin Kolb's future with the Eagles seemed all but tied to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement -- after all, it seems unlikely that Andy Reid would end up dealing him unless players were cleared to swap rosters before the 2011 NFL Draft. (Even though, yes, the rumors that Kolb could be dealt are certainly heating up.)

However, according to a report from ESPN's Sal Paolantonio, the Eagles would in fact be interested in taking on 2012 picks in exchange for Kolb.

"Even if he can't trade Kevin Kolb until after the draft ... [Andy Reid] would be interested in a pick in 2012," said Paolantonio. "He would definitely consider that."

What makes this particularly interesting is that it brings several different teams into play for Kolb.

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For instance, the Panthers typically would have zero interest in trading for the backup Eagles quarterback, because their pick this year is at the top of the draft. However, the Eagles and Panthers have certainly engaged in swapping first-rounders before (that's how Carolina landed Jeff Otah a few years back), so something like 2012's first-rounder for Kolb could actually make sense.

That's an application that can work with any number of teams that are holding higher first-round picks, and it would certainly crank up the market for Kolb.

Being able to land a talented defensive player at the top of this year's draft AND land a potential franchise quarterback is, almost without question, a preferable solution for many teams to gambling on someone like Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton or Ryan Mallett.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 1:18 pm
 

Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

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Since: Aug 13, 2008
Posted on: March 23, 2011 10:41 am
 

Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

Kolb hunts wild boar in West Texas with nothing but a knife. That alone is worth a first rounder!



Since: Dec 28, 2008
Posted on: March 23, 2011 10:14 am
 

Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

I'd be thrilled if the Bengals could work out some 3-way deal to send Palmer + Ocho packing for picks and Kolb in for those picks. But that sort of creativity would be beyond Mike Brown's capability. I'm tired of the garbage we trot out regularly in Cincinnati.              This is kinda of what I was thinking minus the Ocho. Send Palmer to Miami for the picks and turn around and send the picks to Phili for Kolb. Seems like a lateral move but at least you get someone that wants to play.



Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: March 23, 2011 9:08 am
 

Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

Since when is Kevin Kolb a sure thing? this guy has proven very little in his time in the Nfl besides the fact that he can warm up the bench and light up a terrible defense or two....



Since: Oct 11, 2008
Posted on: March 23, 2011 6:54 am
 

Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

Why would they do that for he is not that good or even close



Since: Jul 5, 2010
Posted on: March 23, 2011 6:50 am
 

Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

Agree with West coast offense limitations as well as being an unproven talent. HOWEVER insert Mmatt Schaub, who playe da few games in ATL & got paid to go to Texans. That worke dout big. Not impressed by kolb & as a Phins fan I dont want him due to teh limitation sof his offensive knowledge in college & pros



Since: Dec 4, 2010
Posted on: March 23, 2011 6:15 am
 

Report: Eagles would take 2012 picks for Kolb

here we go again and if andy gets the pick who does he go after not a offensive linman who can protect Vick but as usual he is going for a cornerback. this picture will never change and during andy's tendure he will never win a Super Bowl Just think we only have two mor years of Andy and Mr lourie will have to pull the plug


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