Eagles Trade Analysis: Sheldon, Gocong to Browns for LB and Draft Picks

April 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is certainly an offseason to remember if you are an Eagles fan. It has been full of conflicting emotions as the old guard has been systematically disassembled and rebuilt with newer, younger talent.
The uncapped offseason has been a unique opportunity for NFL teams to clear big contracts and commitments without penalty.
Considering that, the Eagles managed that aspect well and this preparation for a presumably reinstated 2011 salary cap benefits the Eagles going forward by giving them more money to work with during 2011 free agency (which is assuredly to be a bigger pool of talent than 2010).
In recently applicable news:
Reliable veteran cornerback Sheldon Brown has been traded along with linebacker Chris Gocong to the Cleveland Browns for linebacker Alex Hall and two draft picks—2010 fourth- and a fifth-round selections.
At first glance, I don't like it so I'm going to try and break it down.
Sheldon Brown was yet another favorite of m...

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