Sheldon Brown Has Asked for New Contract, May Ask for a Trade from Eagles


Published: April 20, 2009


... is terrible news and a potential disaster for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Overall, they have been having a successful offseason with key additions like Sean Jones, Leonard Weaver, and of course, the newest Eagle in Jason Peters.

Brown is scheduled to make $3.25 million this year, with his signing bonus from 2004. Only $2 million of that is base salary.

This is almost exactly like the situation the Eagles found themselves in with Lito Sheppard, and we all saw how that turned out. There are some key differences, however.

Brown has never missed a game; Sheppard was almost constantly injured.

Sheppard went to the Pro Bowl twice; Brown has never been to the Pro Bowl.

Sheppard could make the key interception when needed, Brown has one interception in the past 21 games.

Sheppard was a finesse player, a cover corner; Brown is more of a contact guy who's really better suited as FS.

The Eagles have a difficult decision to make...

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