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Sam Bradford Trade Rumors: Browns still want to acquire the Eagles quarterback

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Will Cleveland do what it takes?

Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

Earlier this month, it was reported that the Cleveland Browns no longer have interest in acquiring Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford.

According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com (h/t NJ.com) however, the Browns do still have interest.

"ESPN's Chris Mortensen re-iterated Monday night that the Eagles acquired Bradford to be their quarterback, not trade bait, and that he'd only sign an extension with Philadelphia if it contained a no-trade clause. I'm hearing the Browns would still like to acquire him, but it's not likely to happen. Bradford is represented by Tom Condon, who represented two former Browns first-round quarterbacks: Tim Couch and Brady Quinn.

When Mike Holmgren wanted to conduct a private workout with Bradford in 2010, he was turned down, a source said. Condon has not had good experiences with his quarterbacks in Cleveland, and likely doesn't want Bradford to end up here. What's more, there's still some tension between the Browns and Condon after Cleveland recently thought they had a deal with him for Jordan Cameron, who ultimately signed with Miami instead."

Cabot notes that the deal isn't likely. One of the potential issues is that Bradford seemingly doesn't want to sign an extension in Cleveland. The Browns wouldn't eager to give up assets for a player they might not be able to keep in the long-term.

Another issue is that the Eagles might just not even want to trade him. On Monday, Mortensen reported that the Eagles are "very committed" to Bradford and are trying to work on an extension with him.

Meanwhile, there are still rumors that the Eagles could trade Bradford to the Browns in an attempt to land Marcus Mariota. With the 2015 NFL Draft only two days away now, it won't be long until we see how things play out.