The story doesn't say what kept the trade from happening, and does not include a comment from anyone in the Eagles' organization.
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According to the report, the perennial All-Pro, drafted third overall by the Cardinals in 2004 out of Pittsburgh, was a strain on the team's salary cap at the time. He was due to make $14.6 million in 2008 and $17.3 million in 2009.
But then he signed a new four-year deal reportedly worth $40 million -- with a no-trade clause -- in March 2008 (he signed an eight-year, $120 million extension in 2011).