The Eagles are pretty much open to trading anyone not named Carson Wentz for the right price. No team has be subject to as many trade rumors the past month as the Eagles have, so it shouldn’t come as a big surprise if they end completing a few deals in the coming weeks.
Matthews, 24, is a former second-round pick of the Eagles back in 2014. He’s currently entering the third year of his four-year, $4,949,269 contract and stands to make a base salary of $1,094,901 for the 2017 season.
According to OverTheCap.com, trading Matthews would free up $1,094,901 of available cap space while creating $479,867 in dead money.
In 2016, Matthews appeared in 14 games for the Eagles and caught 73 passes for 804 yards receiving and three touchdowns. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 57 receiver out of 115 qualifying players.
Daniel, 30, originally signed on with the Saints as an undrafted free agent out of Missouri back in 2010. He spent three years in New Orleans before signing on with the Chiefs in 2013.
After another three years in Kansas City, Daniels signed a three-year, $21 million contract that included $12 million guaranteed with the Eagles last year. He stands to make base salaries of $7 million for the next two years.
According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Daniel would free up $6 million of available cap space while creating $2 million in dead money.
In 2016, Daniel appeared in one game for the Eagles and completed one pass for 16 yards.
We’ll have more regarding a potential trades involving Matthews and Daniel as the news is available.