Is WR Reggie Brown on the Rams radar?

Here's some St. Louis Rams related speculation to feed you over the lunch hour.

According to a report at RotoWorld, ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed today on Sports Center that the Eagles are willing to trade WR Reggie Brown thanks to a cup or receivers that runneth over. And the Rams could be a possible destination. Besides the need, the Rams connection should be obvious: Brown played for the Eagles where Rams offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was the QBs coach.

Drafted in the second round of the 2005 draft, Brown has had a pretty consistent career in Philly catching 40 or more passes in each of his first three seasons, including a career-best 61 receptions for 780 yards and 4 TDs in 2007. You didn't see his name much in the box scores last year because of a training camp injury that gave DeSean Jackson the chance to flash his talents as the Eagles leading receiver.

Brown is healthy this year, and had a nice outing against the Jaguars last week, decent enough to give him some trade value. Of course, the possibility remains that the Eagles could cut him when they trim their roster to 53 players at the league's September 5 deadline. Word is the Eagles haven't been overly impressed with him through the preseason.

Like another recently traded player, Brown could benefit from a change of scenery. The Rams would get an young (he's 28), experienced receiver who knows Shurmur's offense. If Brown has anything left - one rough season shouldn't be the deciding factor - and the price is right, that would give the Rams nice depth at WR. With Avery having missed plenty of  time with a broken foot, the team could use some familiarity in the receiver ranks. Brown would be in the top four with Avery, Robinson, and Burton.

The Rams do have an open roster spot at the moment, thanks to their decision to place WR Brooks Foster on IR. Of course, they could easily find roster space if the right opportunity came along.

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