Cleveland Browns’ Matt Roth Wants a Trade: Who Would Replace Him?

May 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Outside linebacker Matt Roth wants out of Cleveland, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
The Browns and Roth are not close to a multi-year deal and, after playing out his rookie year contract, Roth, who is represented by Drew Rosenhaus, suddenly believes he is worth big money.
I recently suggested that he may want somewhere in the vicinity of six years and $31 million, but according to sources he wants even more than that.
Roth is refusing to sign his tender, and the Browns do not seem willing to accede to his current demands since he was a waiver wire pickup just a year ago.
The Browns can simply wait him out until the tenth game of the season at which point he will be ineligible to play, or trade him for draft picks, or help at any number of positions. The key is that he has to be signed to be traded
Losing Matt Roth would definitely be a big blow to a young defense trying to come together into a cohesive unit.
Roth played six games for the Browns last...

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