Washington Redskins: Could Trading McNabb for Palmer Solve Both Teams’ Problems?

March 22, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Carson Palmer wants out of Cincinnati, and by all indications (though not confirmed), the Redskins want Donovan McNabb out of Washington.
Here's a thought, why not swap quarterbacks?
I know it's not that simple, and with McNabb's age I'm sure the Skins will have to add something to the deal (in my idea world, that something would be Albert Haynesworth).
Bengals owner Mike Brown has already dismissed the idea of trading or releasing Palmer even though his coach Marvin Lewis seems to be moving forward with plans that don't include Palmer in orange and black.
But in all seriousness, the trade does make a bit of sense.
The Bengals hold the No. 4 pick in this year's draft and with Palmer's uncertainty of coming back, they very well may take a quarterback with that pick. 
The Redskins (who were assuredly going to take a quarterback at 10) have been working out a plethora of other positions at Redskins Park.
They could be shying away from a first-round ...

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