Carolina Panthers Trade DE Julius Peppers For 34th Overall Pick? No Way!


Published: March 17, 2009


... pick.

Which by the way has been a hot topic lately. Did the Pats give a hometown discount to the Chiefs?

Now there are rumors floating around stating that the Patriots are primed to trade for Peppers.

Offering up only that pick they received from the Chiefs.

That doesn't make any sense to me for two reasons:

No. 1: Peppers is worth a lot more than that. Other teams would have to give up two first-rounders for his services. Why should the Patriots get away with "highway robbery" yet again.

Cassel should have been worth more than that pick as well.

No. 2:The Panthers would be stupid to accept that trade, plain and simple. The team doesn't want to part with the four-time pro bowler and are optimistic that an extension is on tap.

The DE has stated that he wants out, and to play for a team with a 3-4 defense.

I have a hard time thinking that any team would want to pony up the cash, especia...

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