San Diego Chargers Trade Antonio Cromartie for Delayed Value

March 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the Detroit Lions deal breaking down, the San Diego Chargers looked to unload Antonio Cromartie by alternate means. 
It was originally stated that the team wished to find an NFC suitor to keep the athletic corner away.
But that notion was thrown out as it was announced that the team had come to an accord with the New York Jets, not only an AFC team, but the AFC team that knocked San Diego out of the playoffs.
The deal for Cromartie involves no other players, but instead exchanges the cornerback’s services for a 2011 third round draft pick (with the potential to become a second round choice). For the upcoming season, San Diego receives nothing in the way of compensation.
The move is peculiar and likely speaks more to the team’s desire to unload the former pro-bowler than anything else.
It was said that originally they had sought a running back in exchange for Cromartie’s services, and the best halfback they could actually involve in trade talks was D...

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