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08:03 AM ET 02.24 | An eventful offseason in St. Louis has taken on a new wrinkle. Multiple teams already have had preliminary discussions with St. Louis about the possibility of trading for the Rams' second overall pick, according to league sources. The Rams are willing to deal the pick for the right package, according to one source, and the chances are that St. Louis will wind up trading down. The target at the No. 2 spot is likely Heisman Trophy-winning Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. A handful of teams are expected to be in the market to draft a quarterback -- the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, Miami Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks -- and any trade talks with the Rams are likely to accelerate once the free-agent quarterback market plays out.

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February 24, 2012  08:05 AM ET

RG3 to D.C.!!!

February 24, 2012  08:09 AM ET

How is this a new wrinkle? And does anybody have an iron?

February 24, 2012  08:09 AM ET

How is this a new wrinkle? And does anybody have an iron?

February 24, 2012  08:13 AM ET

I am not in favor of the Browns trading their two first rounders. Way too many needs to risk on a spread qb from. Now if he is somehow there at 4....

February 24, 2012  08:14 AM ET

Isn't this just regular draft season chatter? How is this news?

February 24, 2012  08:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I am not in favor of the Browns trading their two first rounders. Way too many needs to risk on a spread qb from. Now if he is somehow there at 4....

I agree.


RG3 To D.C.!!!

February 24, 2012  08:18 AM ET

The #2 pick would thank the Rams.

February 24, 2012  08:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I am not in favor of the Browns trading their two first rounders. Way too many needs to risk on a spread qb from. Now if he is somehow there at 4....

RGIII: "I approve this message!"

February 24, 2012  08:27 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

The #2 pick would thank the Rams.

Frying pan, fire. Frying pan, fire.

Nope. It's not clear to me which is the lesser of two evils.

February 24, 2012  08:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I am not in favor of the Browns trading their two first rounders. Way too many needs to risk on a spread qb from. Now if he is somehow there at 4....

Baylor

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February 24, 2012  08:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I am not in favor of the Browns trading their two first rounders. Way too many needs to risk on a spread qb from. Now if he is somehow there at 4....

Da Giants gave up a Lot for Eli!

February 24, 2012  08:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Da Giants gave up a Lot for Eli!

Yeah, but I think they were closer than the Browns. Free Agency is going to be a big factor as well.

February 24, 2012  08:49 AM ET

Witht the second pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the SEAHAWKS select Robert Griffin III

February 24, 2012  08:54 AM ET

The best bet for the Rams would be to trade with Cleveland (if they are after RG3). Take Cleveland's 4th and 22nd and pick up Blackmon and a lineman later. That being said I'm not sure the Redskins could make an offer as good as Cleveland... again that's only if Cleveland is sold on RG3.

February 24, 2012  08:55 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I am not in favor of the Browns trading their two first rounders. Way too many needs to risk on a spread qb from. Now if he is somehow there at 4....

You are not trading away two first rounders, just like the Giants did not in trading for Eli Manning.
You get the Rams first pick. So that cancels out the 4 pick in the first round. The 22 first round pick is what you give up and possible that 5 pick in round two or the 4 pick in round 3.
You still get a high first round pick. If you do it. And they should if they like a QB a lot at that spot.

February 24, 2012  08:56 AM ET

Now's the time for Little Dan & Shanahan to make the smartest move the Skins can come up with...

But--- these two haven't really worked as a team as yet...

February 24, 2012  08:56 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

The best bet for the Rams would be to trade with Cleveland (if they are after RG3). Take Cleveland's 4th and 22nd and pick up Blackmon and a lineman later. That being said I'm not sure the Redskins could make an offer as good as Cleveland... again that's only if Cleveland is sold on RG3.

Exactly. Each pick in a round has a value. The value of those Cleveland picks is more than any other team can offer this year.

February 24, 2012  08:59 AM ET

Yes I would say the Rams are in a very good position at #2!!!!!

 
February 24, 2012  09:01 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I am not in favor of the Browns trading their two first rounders. Way too many needs to risk on a spread qb from. Now if he is somehow there at 4....

I agree!!! RG3 is good, but 2 first round draft picks, I have my doubts!!!

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