Details emerge on the Eagles' trade proposal to the Bucs
The Philadelphia Eagles did not secure a trade to land Marcus Mariota, but it was not because they weren't interested in making the move. FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reported on Thursday night that the Eagles made an offer to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the first overall selection. On Friday, details have emerged about what that offer actually was.
A source with knowledge of the situation told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio that the Eagles offered the 20th pick in this year’s draft; Philly’s first-round pick in 2016; quarterback Sam Bradford and another player on the roster for the Bucs' No. 1 overall selection.
The mystery player has not been revealed, but the Eagles likely offered most of if not all four of the players who were rumored to be on trading block prior to the draft. That list included Evan Mathis, Brandon Boykin, Mychal Kendricks and Fletcher Cox.
Based on Chip Kelly's short history as the man in charge this offseason, it would be wise to keep open the possibility that any of these four players could be traded by the time the draft wraps up. Kelly is not afraid to shake up his roster, and all four players are either entering a contract year or disgruntled about their current contract status or playing time.
(h/t Pro Football Talk)
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