The Redskins jettisoning one of their own for a high price splash has been commonplace around these parts for quite some time. Carlos Rogers, despite his low interception numbers, could be on his way out as love has not been shown despite his excellent cover skills. It looks like Philadelphia could have two former Redskins on their team next season if the Redskins stupidly trade Albert Haynesworth there and Rogers signs with them as a free agent.
All this stems from a piece by Dave Elfin for local station 106.7 the FAN DC:
“I ain’t never discounting the Redskins, but my mindset right now is that it’s time for a change,” said Rogers, whom Washington selected ninth overall in the 2005 draft, meaning he’s been with the team longer than all but five teammates. “I don’t think I’ve been as appreciated as I should be in that organization, not by everybody. I’ve always been the No. 2 corner, but I’m the one they put on a guy they want to shut down. I just don’t have the interceptions like (current fellow starting corner DeAngelo Hall) has and Shawn (Springs, Hall’s predecessor) used to have.
“My agent’s real confident that I’m going to get a good contract. After [Oakland’s Nnamdi Asomugha), who’s going to get real big money, I’m the next corner out there. You hear that the Cowboys and Eagles are looking for a corner. It would be fun to play against the Redskins twice a year.”
Rogers sounds like a guy who wants out and wants to be appreciated. The writing is on the wall. John Beck may throw his first career interception hat trick to Carlos Rogers in dreaded Eagle green or Cowboy blue.