Updated Apr 4, 2011 - 7:54 pm
Clayton: Don't bet on Kevin Kolb to Seahawks
ESPN's John Clayton said Tuesday that he thinks the Seahawks' draft position will make it difficult to pull off a trade with Philadelphia for quarterback Kevin Kolb.
Don Banks of Sports Illustrated Brock & Salk on Tuesday that he thinks the Seahawks will pursue a trade for Kolb, who's considered somewhat expendable in Philadelphia now that the Eagles have franchised quarterback Michael Vick.
The Seahawks own the 25th overall pick in April's draft but do not have a pick in the third round, having traded it to San Diego to acquire Charlie Whitehurst.
"I'd have to think if you're Philadelphia, and knowing you're only going to be getting the 25th pick in the first round, you've gotta ask for the first and third," Clayton said. "And the result is going to be (that it's) not going to happen because they don't have a third round pick because of the Whitehurst trade; they'd have to maneuver and get a third-round pick. ...
"Now, maybe what they could do is come back and offer a first this year and a second next year - pretty pricey. But I'd say right now it's gonna be hard, at 25, to be able to get Kevin Kolb."
Clayton said he thinks that if Kolb is traded, he'll end up in either Arizona or Minnesota.
"I just think there's urgency on both teams to go for veterans," Clayton said, adding that San Francisco could also be in the mix.
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