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Why the Oakland Raiders Should Trade Derrick Burgess for Vince Wilfork

Published by on May 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The buzz is that the New England Patriots are interested in acquiring DE Derrick Burgess from the Raiders for a draft-pick in 2010.

After the fact that New England fleeced the Raiders in the Randy Moss trade (and that's sugar coating the real word)—I say, the Raiders must get true fair-value.

For a two-time ProBowler who led the league in sacks—a draft pick is not fair-value.

A player like DT Vince Wilfork would be fair-value.

Think about it. 

Wilfork is a former ProBowler and in a contract year.  The Patriots selected DT Ron Brace in the draft as the potential replacement for Wilfork.

Derrick Burgess is also a former ProBowler in a contr...

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