Kevin Kolb For Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Trade Unlikely

There were rumors over the past 24 hours that the Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals could possibly be working on a trade that would swap Kevin Kolb and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. However, after a report today by Cardinals blogger Darren Urban, it seems that the chances of a Kolb for Rodgers-Cromartie trade are slim to none.

Urban writes:

To begin with, the Cards, who have been looking to solidify their third cornerback spot, finally seem to have that lined up with Peterson, DRC and Greg Toler. That becomes an issue all over again if DRC is dealt. Peterson hasn’t even proven he can play cornerback yet — remember, there are some who think he’ll be better suited as a safety, a la Antrel Rolle — and giving up the team’s best current corner is a pretty big risk in today’s pass-happy NFL. Also, for whatever DRC’s faults might be, his resume is still more complete than Kolb.

Since Arizona is looking to solidify the cornerback position, it makes no sense to trade away their most proven player at the position. So while Arizona appears to be in the market for a veteran quarterback, don’t expect to see Rodgers-Cromartie thrown in to any potential deal.

Topics: Arizona Cardinals, Dominique Rodgers Cromartie, Eagles Cardinals Trade, Kevin Kolb, Kevin Kolb Trade, Kolb Rodgers Cromartie Trade, NFL, NFL News, Philadelphia Eagles

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  • Mario

    This trade would only be possible if the Eagles sent pick(s) plus Kolb to AZ. No way would it be a straight up trade….that’s a joke.

    • http://www.cagepages.com Josh Sanchez

      Reports are that the Eagles only want players in return. Teams would give a first or second rounder for Kolb, which is equal value for DRC. It’s a fair trade.