Eric Berry to Philadelphia Eagles Case Study: Trading Draft Picks

April 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The football front is getting quieter for the moment. The entrails of the Donovan McNabb drama may be ongoing but the roar is dulling. Its time to sprinkle some wild draft speculation on top of the rumor mill.
Here is what we know: The Eagles have shown an interest in Eric Berry. He had a private workout scheduled, which has apparently not yet happened. He's a top 10 prospect, most likely top six.
The Lions (second), Redskins (fourth), and Chiefs (fifth) would be my prime candidates for an exchange of draft picks. That doesn't mean we should rule out a deal with the Buccaneers (third) or the Seahawks (sixth).
I think the fourth overall pick is likely the minimum necessary to secure Eric Berry. He could easily slide further, but the Redskins could also take him if Russel Okung goes to the Lions.
What are the logistics?
There is a chart that is almost universally referenced when valuing draft picks. View the Chart.

The Lions second pick receiv...

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