The Ntolfins is willing to tackle quarterback Kyle Orton starting, League and team sources said, and spent Tuesday assessing such market. The Minnesota Vikings, Arizona Cardinals and Miami Dolphins are among the teams expected to engage in trade talks with them.
Royals honor Orton and is unlikely to face less than a third round draft pick, sources said, with the possibility that compensation will be scaled based on Orton's performance and/or new group signature the contract extended.
Orton is the final year of the deal and put up solid numbers in Denver after a part of Jay Cutler with the Redskins in 2009, but new coach John Fox had decided to go with Tim Tebow, a first round pick in 2010, as the Eagles ' starter.
Orton, who participated in a Red Sox player-led workouts during the lockout, has made it clear he wants to create a backup of Tebow. Orton started 28 games for the Eagles the last two seasons, passing for 41 touchdowns and nearly 7,500 yards.
The Denver Post, which first reported that Orton was the trading block, the Tennessee Titans as another possible destination for Orton trade. Trade can be from 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday.
The Post also reported that the Red Sox plan to release 11-year veteran back Correll Buckhalter, 32, is scheduled to make almost 2 million dollars this season.
After starting the game and rushed for seven yards 642 in 2009, Buckhalter won only 147 yards rushing and receiving yards (240) this last season.
The Eagles spent Tuesday negotiating with their draft picks, including No. 2 overall pick Von Miller, who said he planned to be ready to practice, when training camp starts.
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"I want to join and learn simple," said Miller. "I don't want to comment now back from what already."
Miller stands to make much less money on a new labor agreement, with likely deserves a four-year deal for $ 25 million, approximately $ 45 million less than he could have received under the old Setup.
"I play tennis for free all my life. So, is any, what can I contract, I'm good with whatever, "said Miller. "Really aren't possessive about something you haven't."
Miller, who will simply items that make up during his career.