Asante Samuel has been the subject of trade talks all offseason, and the Philadelphia Eagles will likely part ways with the five-time Pro Bowl cornerback before the NFL draft. Samuel has already said he will gladly restructure his contract to help facilitate a trade, which all but says he has no interest in returning to Philly for 2012.
Samuel is an extremely talented corner, and it won’t be easy for the Eagles to replace him. Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are expected to man the corner positions next season, but with DRC’s contract set to expire after ’12, the Eagles may look to draft a corner in April.
Here are six cornerbacks that could fill Samuel’s void.