Former Eagles scout proposes potential Russell Wilson trade
Following the Eagles’ loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, rumors have circulated about the team’s future at quarterback. Despite a bad showing, many fans are still in Jalen Hurts’ corner, but that doesn’t mean the front office is as well.
Howie Roseman has always been out on Hurts and could look to move on. Daniel Jeremiah, an analyst for NFL Network and was a former scout for Roseman and the Eagles from 2010 through 2012, proposed a potential deal for Wilson.
- The 15th, 16th, and 19th picks in the 2022 Draft
- Eagles 2023 2nd round pick
- Russell Wilson
If this trade was floated at the start of the season, it’s not a bad deal, but I don’t like this trade one bit. Wilson is 33-years-old and is coming off a horrible season with the Seahawks while making $51 million through 2023.
This move would also deplete the Eagles of all their draft capital in one trade. The asking price is far more than the market demands. Deshaun Watson’s asking price before the investigation was three firsts, and he is seven years younger and locked into a longer contract.
Matthew Stafford, who is the same age as Wilson, was sent to Los Angeles for two firsts and a third-round pick. The compensation was also inflated because they had to pay the Detroit Lions extra to absorb Jared Goff’s contract.
With how this season went for Seattle and Wilson, the only trade that would make sense on Philadelphia’s end is Hurts and a first-round pick. There’s an entire offseason ahead filled with trade rumors about players like Wilson, so it won’t be long until his true trade value is revealed.
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