The Arizona Cardinals remain the favorite to land Kevin Kolb, with conventional wisdom saying they will send at least one veteran player to Philly (and presumably a draft pick) in return.
There has been plenty of speculation about that player, ranging from the highly improbable (Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie) to the totally illogical (Patrick Peterson.)
So who could that be? (It’s Fourth of July weekend. We could use some random holiday speculation.)
Well, the Eagles are thin at running back and the Cardinals could spare one. Our best guess is that the Eagles could be interested in Beanie Wells as a powerful complement to LeSean McCoy or Tim Hightower as a guy who could replace McCoy without changing the play calls.
Arizona has a great special-teamer/third-down back in LaRod Stephens-Howling. Rookie Ryan Williams figures to have a big role.
Looking at the rest of their roster, the team just doesn’t have depth elsewhere they could easily trade away. The Cardinals could afford to give up one of their veteran backs.