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    Report: Seahawks after Kolb, not McNabb
    Kevin Kolb - QB - Philadelphia Eagles
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    Today - 11:15 AM ET

    Comcast Sports Net Philadelphia reports the Seahawks are interested only in Kevin Kolb, not Donovan McNabb.

    ESPN's Sal Paolantonio had reported the Seahawks were calling "non-stop" on the Philly quarterbacks, though it appears they're only interested in the younger of the two. The Eagles, who still see Kolb as their future, would reportedly require two first-round picks in exchange for him. Seattle does have an extra first-round pick this season, but it's hard to picture them parting with both picks. The Eagles' asking price for McNabb is said to be a first-round pick "plus something else."

    Source: CSNPhilly.com
    Last edited by Nick; -03-11-2010, 11:00 AM.

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    Wow that is insane. Mcnabb for a 1st +, they will never get that. The interesting point is that they are even shopping Kolb. But at a price of two 1st, I really don't see anyone jumping on that wagon.

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    • #3
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      I would KILL to have Kolb as the Rams QB. Kind of like Matt Schaub coming out behind Vick a few years back.

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      • #4
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        Originally posted by peramoure View Post
        I would KILL to have Kolb as the Rams QB. Kind of like Matt Schaub coming out behind Vick a few years back.
        Kill... maybe but would you give up two 1st rounders for him?

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        • #5
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          Originally posted by thermobee View Post
          Wow that is insane. Mcnabb for a 1st +, they will never get that. The interesting point is that they are even shopping Kolb. But at a price of two 1st, I really don't see anyone jumping on that wagon.
          if Favre were to retire then i could see them possibly giving up their late 1st and say a late 4th for McNabb..but nobody else giving up a 1st and more.

          think they need a reality check on Kolb.

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          • #6
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            Wow..well I guess they can ask whatever they want. The Rams could ask for a 1st for Bulger. Doesn't mean they'll get it. Not sure what makes them think they can get asking price for either. And they just paid Vick 1.5 million. They may overplay their hand and end up taking a whole lot less/nothing.

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            • #7
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              Originally posted by Ramblin` Ram View Post
              if Favre were to retire then i could see them possibly giving up their late 1st and say a late 4th for McNabb..but nobody else giving up a 1st and more.

              think they need a reality check on Kolb.
              Exactly. They also overpriced Vick at a 2nd min, reality check is the right way to go lol

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              • #8
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                They are truly un-fair requests for an aging and declining vet and an un-proven young QB and as for Vick I don't even understand why they are asking much for him. I though his whole presence there was merely to suck a late round draft pick from someone this year.

                It seems they are playing up the desperation and lack of talent in the draft on other teams and hoping some guys nervous hand shakes enough to hit the 'go' button to make it happen. At least I know the Rams aren't about to pull a stunt like that.

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                • #9
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                  If I were the Eagles, I'd ask for both first rounders. What do you have to lose?

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                  • #10
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                    Originally posted by RebelYell View Post
                    If I were the Eagles, I'd ask for both first rounders. What do you have to lose?
                    Well, in theory they ask for 2 1sts, the inquiring team GM laughs and hangs up and decides to call a different team / draft a QB. Now they have McNabb & Kolb and only 1 can start, when they could have improved their team in this years draft if they moved at least one of them.


                    Teams do overplay their hands in what they ask for. They are not getting a first for McNabb. Also, the Seahawks are more likely going to draft their own unproven QB than give up that package for the Eagles unproven QB.

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                    • #11
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                      So you think negotiations are going to end this afternoon?

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                      • #12
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                        They will probly end up keeping at least Kolb and Mcnabb.

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                        • #13
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                          I see Vick going to Carolina. But Carolina isn't going to give up their 2nd round pick, no way. Stupid Eagles need a reality check. I wonder if this is a sign of desperation from their organization?

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                          • #14
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                            Man, I remember when the Eagles drafted Kolb...everyone thought they were out of their minds. But when you're in their position, you can afford to draft with 2-3 years ahead of time in mind.

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                            • #15
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                              Im still 50/50 on Vick with a 5th round pick, never mind a 2nd. Morons need to get realistic.

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