Asante Samuel: 5 Reasons the Eagles Should Trade Their Pricey CB

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Asante Samuel: 5 Reasons the Eagles Should Trade Their Pricey CB
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As reported by philly.com's Jeff McLane, the Eagles front office has put cornerback Asante Samuel on the block during this year's NFL owners' meetings in Orlando.

Samuel had three interceptions in 2012, and recorded 34 tackles to go along with them. In eight NFL seasons, he has 45 interceptions with five returned for touchdowns.

Many Eagles fans love the pick-happy Samuel, but is he really "untouchable" in terms of trading him?

As the title of this article might suggest, I argue in the negative. I think he is clearly tradable, and in fact I'd encourage dealing him.

Samuel has never been one of my favorite players, whether it be because of the things he says, tackles he misses, or his arrogant demeanor, but here are five main reasons I think GM Howie Roseman should trade Asante.

Read more of my work here. 

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