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Rumor: McNabb-to-Raiders Deal Brewing?

As if you aren't sick of all the Donovan McNabb trade talk already, yet another rumor has surfaced: this one involving a deal between the Eagles and the Raiders. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the current deal being discussed between the two teams would involve McNabb and cornerback Asante Samuel departing for Oakland while cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha would come to Philadelphia. Florio speculates that the Eagles are attempting to replace Samuel with disgruntled cornerback Sheldon Brown, thus stalling the deal.

This is not the first trade buzz involving Oakland today. Earlier this afternoon, analyst Chris Stueber speculated that it would take the Raiders' second round draft pick and free safety Michael Huff to land McNabb. Jason La Canfora of NFL Network also listed Oakland as one of the teams in heavy pursuit of the Eagles QB.

While this is all still speculation, one thing is certain: the trade rumors about McNabb are not going to fade away any time soon.

[Update by Bob_Q, 03/25/10 10:48 PM EDT ] For what it's worth, ESPN's Adam Schefter has responded to this particular rumor via his Twitter account, saying that "Eagles would be giving up too much, especially w/ Nnamdi's contract."

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