Brown Backs Self Into a “Corner”


Published: April 22, 2009


... made by Eagles cornerback, Sheldon Brown, last year after teammate, Lito Sheppard did not show up for the teams OTA's in June.

What a difference a year makes.

Now, one week until the draft, Brown is singing a much different tune. "You don't want me in that locker room," Brown told WIP host Howard Eskin today.

Not only has he decided to go public with his request for a trade or new contract, he seems to be threatening to pull a "T.O." tirade.

As much as it pains me to say, I have to agree with the Eagles front office in this situation. Yes, they are stingy most of the time. Yes, Brian Dawkins should still be wearing an Eagles uniform. Yes, they should just pay the city the money they owe them and leave it alone. But no, they should not renegotiate Sheldon Brown's contract, in which he signed two years ago and still has four years remaining on it.

Or should they give in and trade him, seeing as though they have no one ready to replace him (Do ...

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