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Report: Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez doesn't want to be traded

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The Sanchize doesn't want to go to St. Louis.

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The Rams may be interested in trading for Eagles backup quarterback Mark Sanchez, but the feeling isn't mutual. The former Jets passer doesn't want to be traded from Philadelphia, according to USA Today's Tom Pelissero. The report indicates that there is "no chance" that Sanchez would prefer to be in St. Louis this season.

Several media outlets have made the connection between Sanchez and the Rams, following Sam Bradford's ACL injury. Bleacher Report's Jason Cole even reported that the Rams "want" the backup quarterback. Sanchez knows the Rams offense well due to his time with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer in New York. The two were together from 2009-2011 with the Jets.

The Rams are likely looking for a solution after losing Bradford for the season. The team currently has career-backup Shaun Hill along with Austin Davis and Garrett Gilbert on the roster. The Eagles play the Rams during Week 5 of the regular season.

As noted earlier on BGN, it would likely cost the Rams quite a bit to acquire Sanchez. If he doesn't want to go elsewhere, the move would make little sense for a Rams team that has done everything it can to avoid using premium resources to acquire a quarterback. Despite having five first round picks over the last three years, the Rams haven't selected a quarterback prior to Day 3 in any draft during that time period.