Eagles Won’t Pay Antrel Rolle His $8 Million Asking Price

March 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well, that's not exactly fair. No one is going to pay Antel Rolle $8 million per season, so it would make sense that the Eagles definitely won't come anywhere near that number.

His asking price would put him above the likes of Troy Polamalu and Ed Reed, two of the most elite safeties in the league. I believe Rolle is a very good player, but he simply isn't in the class of Polamalu and Reed.

His price most likely comes from having a sense of the thin free agent market, but he'll be sitting there until June if he expects anyone to pay him such a ludicrous amount.

There may be a team out there willing to overpay him into the area of about $6 million per season, but the Eagles will certainly not be one of them. If he has any desire to play for Philly (which I'm not sure he does), he would have to accept somewhere in the area of $4 million per season.

He may squeeze the Birds for a bit more than that, but he's not going to even get a second look if the E...

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