LA Rams free agency: 4 Eagles who could be trade targets for 2022
The Philadelphia Eagles may be planning to trade away valuable veterans. Should the LA Rams inquire? Whether or not you believe that the team should do so, by the time that you read this article, they likely already have. Teams are in constant communication as the season draws to a close, and as the new season ramps up. Why?
Teams want to know who is on the trading block and for how much. They then use that quick overview of the NFL to determine specific strategies to fill their own roster holes. The LA Rams have proven in 2021 that trading for players from other teams can have two-fold benefits. And multiplying positive returns on any roster decision is a step in the right direction.
Trades augment the Rams free agency
First, the addition of players from other teams often results in that player realizing a spike in their performance and production. Whether it is a wide receiver, who now practices against the likes of Jalen Ramsey, an offensive lineman who must block Aaron Donald or even an edge rusher who must try to get past Andrew Whitworth.
Secondly, trading for players from other teams controls all known costs. You can decide whether or not their current contract price is too high, just right, or a bargain. Trades move players on their contracted price. If the contract expires, it is the new team that warrants any awarding of compensatory draft picks for losing that player to free agency.
So who might the LA Rams find on the Philadelphia Eagles roster who may warrant further negotiations? Here are four players worth talking about kicking the tires over: