We mentioned Thursday that Rams tackle Alex Barron has to sign his restricted free agent tender before any trade to the Cowboys for linebacker Bobby Carpenter is completed.
A few of you asked: What if Barron doesn’t want to go and refuses to sign?
That won’t be a problem. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Barron welcomes a change of scenery and is looking forward to joining a playoff-caliber team.
So the possible trade that PFT first reported on Thursday should happen. One sticking point in the meantime could be in Carpenter’s contract. Carpenter is due a $1.9 million incentive in his current deal based on playing time.
It’s believed Carpenter will start in St. Louis at weakside linebacker, making that incentive easy to achieve. The Rams could be trying to renegotiate his contract before finalizing the trade.