By Matt McCarthy, 985TheSportsHub.com
Another NFL superstar wants off his current team.
All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey has requested a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to multiple reports. This comes in the wake of his confrontation with Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone on the sidelines Sunday.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter was the first to report the news.
CB Jalen Ramsey’s agent asked for a trade after yesterday’s loss at Houston, league sources tell @mortreport and me— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2019
The Jaguars have spoken with interested teams, but there is no current plan to trade Ramsey.
Rasmey’s agent reportedly confirmed the request to Schefter a few minutes after the initial report.
According to Jeff Darlington of ESPN, the Jaguars don’t plan to trade Ramsey unless they are blown away by the value in return.
Jaguars really don’t want to trade Jalen — and considering they still have a fifth-year option on him in 2020, they have very little incentive to do so. That’s a tricky one. A little like Minkah in Miami. Without significant value, if I’m the team, I hold firm. No need to rush.— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) September 16, 2019
If the Jags were to trade Ramsey, it sounds like they would want at least a first round pick for the two-time Pro-Bowler.
The Jaguars are asking teams for at least one first-round pick in return for Pro Bowl CB Jalen Ramsey, but want more than that in return, per sources.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2019
Ramsey is owed a base salary of $3.2 million this season and $13.7 million next year. He is eligible for free agency following the 2021 season.
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