Tony Gonzalez Traded to the Atlanta Falcons: How Are Eagles Affected?


Published: April 23, 2009


... Michael Smith is reporting that the Kansas City Chiefs have traded tight end Tony Gonzalez to the Atlanta Falcons for a second-round pick in 2010.

A report had come out just a couple of days ago that the Philadelphia Eagles had been in the running for the tight end's services, but that they were not willing to go any further than a third-round pick in this year's draft.

Thomas Dimitroff had been debating on whether or not to give up a second-round pick for the 33-year-old tight end or to stay put with the 24th pick in the draft and hope that Brandon Pettigrew fell to them.

Evidently, he wasn't holding out much hope that Pettigrew would be there at 24.


Ripple Effect: The Philadelphia Eagles

This now puts the Eagles in a tough spot. With the 21st pick in this year's draft, who do they select?

Word is out that they're looking very heavily at Georgia running back Knowshon Moreno, and that they ma...

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